How Iron interacts with magnesium

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Study Supported

Certain forms of magnesium, such as magnesium oxide and magnesium trisilicate, may decrease iron absorption. Supplementation with the affected nutrient may be necessary. (1)


  1. View Abstract: Disch G, et al. Interactions Between Magnesium and Iron. In Vitro Studies. Arzneimittelforschung. May1994;44(5):647-50.