In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2024 Jan.


Magnesium use is indicated for a variety of diseases. This is due to the variety of effects magnesium has within the body. Administration of magnesium can be divided into FDA versus non-FDA approved. Also, magnesium is commonly used in over-the-counter products. This activity will highlight the mechanism of action, adverse event profile, pharmacology, monitoring, and relevant interactions of magnesium, pertinent for interprofessional team members in treating patients with conditions where magnesium is indicated.

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