I have neck and back pain and had operation to fuse L4-L5 vertabrate and sciatic pain. they gave me magnesion oxide. Is it ever use just for pain for arthritic joints or nerve pain
4 Feb 2011
Do you have osteoporosis?
this can cause back & neck pain. If you are on boniva, or actonel ,or miacalcium it's possible your doctor would prescribe magnesium which you need with calcium products also & zinc. Do not take within 2 to 4 hours of acid reducers such as prilosec etc...
4 Feb 2011
Magnesium is critical to the function of nerves and muscles. It is used primarily as an antacid. But may also be used for muscle cramps and nerve function. Did your doctor do blood work to determine if you were low in magnesium? Not aware of it being used for arthritis
Is it helping your pain?
- Magnesium Oxide Information for Consumers
- Magnesium Oxide Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Magnesium Oxide (detailed)
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