Evaluating your likely current (and near future) state of health means taking into account the risk factors — such as magnesium-based antacid use — that affect you. Our medical diagnosis tool, The Analyst™, identifies major risk factors by asking the right questions.
Have you used magnesium-based antacids? Examples include Maalox, Mylanta, Milk of Magnesia and Citroma.
Possible responses:→ No / don't know
→ Minor use in the past only
→ Significant use in the past only
→ Currently using, for up to 6 months
→ Currently using, for more than 6 months
Magnesium toxicity can come as a result of taking magnesium-containing laxatives and antacids.
Antacids containing magnesium can reduce the time that food stays in the intestines.