Urinary magnesium excretion in oral contraceptive users

M. Blum*, B. Kaplan, E. Kitai, J. Friedman

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Oral contraceptive pills cause a significant decline in urinary magnesium. The urinary calcium:creatinine ratio was not altered. There were no clinical symptoms of magnesium deprivation, leg cramps, venothrombosis or myometrial contractions. Thus, there is no need for magnesium supplementation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)89-90
Number of pages2
JournalAdvances in Contraceptive Delivery Systems
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - 1992


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