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
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Chelated Magnesium

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Chelated Magnesium

Dosage Patients
100 mg m,w,f 1
100 mg daily 1
400 mg daily 1
500 capsule(s) daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Chelated Magnesium

Multiple reasons could be selected

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

Duration

Currently taking Chelated Magnesium

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 2

Stopped taking Chelated Magnesium

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
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 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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There are no evaluations for Chelated Magnesium.