Welcome to our Member Interviews!
Our first interview will be with Phyllis, one of our community contributors here at OsteoporosisConnection.com. Phyllis has graciously agreed to answer my questions about her experiences dealing with osteoporosis. So without further adieu, let's all welcome Phyllis.
Phyllis, when did you find out you had osteoporosis?
I found out I had osteoporosis in 2005. I attended a local health fair and had the heel test. When it came back showing bone loss, I took the results to our family Dr. when I saw him a couple of weeks later. He then ordered a DEXA.
Did you have any secondary medical disorder that causes osteoporosis, like Celiac, thyroid, or mineral metabolism problems?
I have Graves Disease (hyperthyroidism) and believe that my bone loss came from being hyper before being diagnosed and treated. I feel the Graves is the cause since there is no family history of osteoporosis and I have none of the other risk ...
Generic Name: MAGNESIUM CITRATE - ORAL Pronounced: (mag-NEE-zee-um-SYE-trate) Magnesium Citrate Oral Overdose
If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison
control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US
National Poison Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a
provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: muscle
weakness, slow/irregular heartbeat, mental/mood changes (e.g.,
Magnesium Citrate Oral Missed Dose
Magnesium Citrate Oral Notes
Keep all regular medical and laboratory
To maintain normal bowel habits, it is important to drink
plenty of fluids (four to six 8-ounce glasses daily), eat foods high in fiber,
and exercise regularly.
Magnesium Citrate Oral Storage
Refer to storage information on the package label. If you
have any questions about storage, ask your pharmacist. Do not freeze. Do not
store in the bathr...
The combination of calcium carbonate and magnesium is commonly found in antacids, which are medicines that provide heartburn relief.
Calcium carbonate with magnesium overdose occurs when someone accidentally or intentionally takes more than the normal or recommended amount of a substance containing these ingredients.
This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual poison exposure. If you have an exposure, you should call your local emergency number (such as 911) or the National Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.
See also: Calcium carbonate overdose
Rolaids overdose; Antacids overdose
Calcium carbonate and magnesium
Calcium carbonate with magnesium is found in many (but not all) antacids, including the following brands:
Note: This list may not be all-inclusive.
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