What is Slow Mag?

Category: Supplements

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Generic name: Magnesium

Slow-Mag® is a brand name product that contains magnesium chloride in an enteric coated tablet.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Muscle pain 3 5
General health 2 2
Magnesium deficiency 2 2
Difficulty sleeping through night 1 1
Elevated blood pressure 1 1
Fibromyalgia 1 0

Show all 15 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
0
Moderate
1
Mild
1
None
17

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Slow Mag

Side effect Patients
Burning sensation 1
Loose bowel movements 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Slow Mag

Dosage Patients
2 capsule(s) daily 1
128 mg daily 1
128 mg twice daily 1
256 mg daily 1
298-596 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Slow Mag

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Other 2
Personal research 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Slow Mag

Duration

Currently taking Slow Mag

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 4
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Slow Mag

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 2
2 - 5 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 17
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 18
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 14
Not specified 5
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Slow Mag

Feb 1, 2010 (Started Oct 03, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for magnesium deficiency)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 64 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Slow-Mag was exchanged for Solal Magnesium Glycinate.

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