Adverse effects from magnesium supplementation are rare when taken as directed, but can include gastrointestinal upset and diarrhea.
Individuals with kidney disease should not take magnesium supplements without consulting a doctor.
Magnesium glycinate is less likely to cause loose stools.
If pregnant or lactating, consult your physician before taking this product.
Magnesium should be taken separately from bisphosphonate medications.
Caution should be taken with concurrent use of potassium-sparing diuretics.
It may also be contraindicated with certain antibiotics.
Consult your physician for more information.