What is Chelated Magnesium?

Category: Supplements

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Magnesium Chelate (Amino Acid): A chemically reacted magnesium ion, bound to 1 or more amino acids, thus allowing the magnesium to enter through the intestinal wall via the amino acid pathway rather than active magnesium diffusion.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 7 0
Migraine headaches 3 0
Increase effect of another treatment 2 0
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 1 0
Constipation 1 1
Muscle aches 1 1

Show all 7 reasons taken


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  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Chelated Magnesium

Side effect Patients Percentage

Why patients stopped taking Chelated Magnesium

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Chelated Magnesium

Duration

Stopped taking Chelated Magnesium

Duration Patients Percentage
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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