Bioavailability of US commercial magnesium preparations.

@article{Firoz2001BioavailabilityOU,
  title={Bioavailability of US commercial magnesium preparations.},
  author={M. Firoz and Mark Graber},
  journal={Magnesium research},
  year={2001},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={257-62}
}
Magnesium deficiency is seen with some frequency in the outpatient setting and requires oral repletion or maintenance therapy. The purpose of this study was to measure the bioavailability of four commercially-available preparations of magnesium, and to test the claim that organic salts are more easily absorbed. Bioavailability was measured as the increment of urinary maginesium excretion in normal volunteers given approximately 21 mEq/day of the test preparations. Results indicated relatively… CONTINUE READING
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