Fibromylagia (FM)- Does Magnesium Help?

Study finds erythrocyte magnesium levels are low in Fibromyalgia though adding it to amitriptyline had no additional benefit on pain. By self, pain reduction was not clinically significant.

Rheumatol Int. 2013 Jan;33(1):167-72.
Is magnesium citrate treatment effective on pain, clinical parameters and functional status in patients with fibromyalgia?
Bagis S, Karabiber M, As I, Tamer L, Erdogan C, Atalay A.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22271372

  • magnesium citrate 1,830 mg/day = magnesium 300 mg)
  • amitriptyline (10 mg/day) when used

Results on pain level:

Magnesium alone is probably no better than placebo for pain…

Comment – might be good to use magnesium citrate (marketed as citromag laxative) for constipation induced by opioids and amitriptyline. Did not seem to help with pain much by self nor as an add-on. nike air max femme pas cher nike air max femme pas cher

This entry was posted in Fibromyalgia. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.