What is Magnesium Glycinate?

Category: Supplements

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Magnesium glycinate is a magnesium supplement. Magnesium glycinate is high absorption magnesium, which is absorbed in the blood stream quickly.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Muscle aches 10 11
Muscle spasms 9 10
Anxious mood 4 1
Constipation 2 1
Fibromyalgia 2 1

Show all 29 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 1
Mild 3
None 13

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Magnesium Glycinate

Side effect Patients
Diarrhea 1
Fear of constipation (coprastasophobia) 1
Flatulence 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Magnesium Glycinate

Dosage Patients
100 mg daily 4
400 mg daily 2
2 other daily 1
200 mg daily 1
100 mg three times daily 1
150 mg twice daily 1
480 mg daily 1
500 mg twice daily 1
480 mg four times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Magnesium Glycinate

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
Personal research 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Magnesium Glycinate

Duration

Currently taking Magnesium Glycinate

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 3
2 - 5 years 6
5 - 10 years 2

Stopped taking Magnesium Glycinate

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 13
Usually 5
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 5
Not at all hard to take 13
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 4
$25-49 4
< $25 1
Not specified 9
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1 patient evaluation for Magnesium Glycinate

Dec 30, 2005 (Started Dec 12, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for muscle aches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks
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