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Should I let my doctor know I’m taking magnesium?

If you suspect you have a magnesium deficiency, you should talk to your doctor about taking a magnesium supplement. People with kidney disease or heart disease should not take magnesium supplements. Talk to your doctor before taking a magnesium supplement if you take certain medications, including digoxin and eltrombopag.

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