Mag-Carb Side Effects
Generic Name: magnesium carbonate
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of magnesium carbonate. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Mag-Carb.
Applies to magnesium carbonate: compounding powder, oral capsule, oral liquid, oral suspension
Gastrointestinal side effects have included flatulence and diarrhea. Magnesium (Mg) toxicity has been associated with nausea (Mg levels of 4 to 5 mEq/L) and rare cases of paralytic ileus (Mg levels greater than 5 mEq/L).[Ref]
1. Emmett M "A comparison of clinically useful phosphorus binders for patients with chronic kidney failure." Kidney Int 66 Suppl 90 (2004): S25-32
2. "Multum Information Services, Inc. Expert Review Panel"
Not all side effects for Mag-Carb may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
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