Intervention Review

Magnesium for skeletal muscle cramps

  1. Scott R Garrison1,*,
  2. G Michael Allan2,
  3. Ravneet K Sekhon3,
  4. Vijaya M Musini3,
  5. Karim M Khan4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Neuromuscular Disease Group

Published Online: 12 SEP 2012

Assessed as up-to-date: 11 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009402.pub2

How to Cite

Garrison SR, Allan GM, Sekhon RK, Musini VM, Khan KM. Magnesium for skeletal muscle cramps. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD009402. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009402.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of British Columbia, Therapeutics Initiative, Vancouver, BC, Canada

  2. 2

    University of Alberta, Department of Family Medicine, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

  3. 3

    University of British Columbia, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Vancouver, BC, Canada

  4. 4

    University of British Columbia, Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

*Scott R Garrison, Therapeutics Initiative, University of British Columbia, 307-2176 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3, Canada.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 12 SEP 2012


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