Low blood magnesium; Magnesium - low
The cause of hypomagnesemia must be diagnosed and treated. Treatment depends on the type of hypomagnesemia, but may include:
- Fluids given through a vein (IV)
- Magnesium by mouth or through a vein
- Medication to relieve symptoms
The outcome depends on the condition that is causing the problem.
- Cardiac arrest
Calling your health care provider
Hypomagnesemia can be a life-threatening emergency. Call your health care provider if you have symptoms of this condition.