What is Magnesium L-threonate?

Category: Supplements

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Magnesium L-threonate is a magnesium salt of L-threonic acid. This formulation differs from other magnesium supplements because it crosses the blood brain barrier and may increase cognitive function.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Support brain health 6 2
General health 2 0
Migraine headaches 2 1
Parkinson's disease 1 0
Restless legs syndrome 1 0

  • Major
  • 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 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Magnesium L-threonate

Side effect Patients Percentage

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Magnesium L-threonate

Dosage Patients Percentage
3 other daily 1
10 mg twice daily 1
600 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Magnesium L-threonate

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Other 2
Expense 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Magnesium L-threonate

Duration

Currently taking Magnesium L-threonate

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Magnesium L-threonate

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 2
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 1
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Magnesium L-threonate.