Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about Slow-Mag® and magnesium with these frequently asked questions.



  1. USDA Agricultural Research Service reports 32% of all US individuals are meeting the Dietary Reference Intake for magnesium. Available at: http://www.ars.usda.gov/services/docs.htm?docid=11046. Accessed 05/08/2014.
  2. National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements. Available at: http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Magnesium-HealthProfessional/. Accessed 05/08/2014.
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  8. O’Neill LW, Culpepper BL, Galdo JA. Long-term consequences of chronic proton pump inhibitor use. US Pharm. 2013;38(12):38-42
  9. US Department of Health and Human Services, Drug Safety Communication. FDA Drug Safety Communication: Low magnesium levels can be associated with long-term use of proton pump inhibitor drugs (PPIs). 03 March 2011; Available at: http://www.fda.gov/drugs/drugsafety/ucm245011.htm.
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