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Magonate Natal Side Effects

Generic name: magnesium gluconate

Note: This document contains side effect information about magnesium gluconate. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Magonate Natal.

For the Consumer

Applies to magnesium gluconate: oral tablet


Follow all directions on your medicine label and package. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all your medical conditions, allergies, and all medicines you use.

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using magnesium gluconate (the active ingredient contained in Magonate Natal) and call your doctor at once if you have:

Common side effects may include:

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to magnesium gluconate: compounding powder, oral liquid, oral tablet


Symptoms of magnesium toxicity include hypotension, nausea, vomiting, flushing, urinary retention, ileus, depression, and lethargy, which may progress to muscle weakness, dyspnea, extreme hypotension, arrhythmia, and cardiac arrest.[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Hypotension, extreme hypotension, arrhythmia, cardiac arrest[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Diarrhea, upset stomach, stomach cramps, vomiting, nausea, ileus[Ref]

Nervous system

Frequency not reported: Dizziness[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Muscle weakness[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Depression[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Dyspnea[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Lethargy[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Flushing of skin, facial flushing[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Urinary retention[Ref]

More about Magonate Natal (magnesium gluconate)

Consumer resources

Other brands
Mag-G, Magtrate, Optimum Magnesium Gluconate

Related treatment guides


1. National Institutes of Health "Magnesium: Fact sheet for Health Professionals. Available from: URL: 371109" ([2018, Sep 26]):

2. National Institutes of Health "MedlinePlus: Magnesium Gluconate. Available from: URL:" ([2015, Oct 15]):

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.