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magnesium amino acids chelate (cont.)

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking magnesium amino acids chelate (Chelated Magnesium, MG Plus Protein)?

You should not use magnesium amino acids chelate if you are allergic to it, or if you have kidney disease.

To make sure you can safely take magnesium amino acids chelate, tell your doctor if you have any of these other conditions:

FDA pregnancy category C. It is not known whether magnesium amino acids chelate will harm an unborn baby. Your dose needs may be different during pregnancy. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medication.

It is not known whether magnesium amino acids chelate passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Your dose needs may be different while you are nursing. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

How should I take magnesium amino acids chelate (Chelated Magnesium, MG Plus Protein)?

Use this medication exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use it in larger amounts or for longer than recommended.

Take this medication with a full glass of water.

Use magnesium amino acids chelate regularly to get the most benefit. Take the medicine at the same time each day.

To be sure this medication is helping your condition and not causing harmful effects, your blood may need to be tested on a regular basis. Your kidney function may also need to be tested. Do not miss any follow-up visits to your doctor.

Tell your doctor if you have signs that your magnesium blood levels are too low, such as confusion, uneven heart rate, jerking muscle movements, and muscle weakness or limp feeling.

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

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