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2024 Jan 04

Adv Rheumatol




Systemic and local antiinflammatory effect of magnesium chloride in experimental arthritis.


Pinto ACMD, de Melo Nunes R, de Freitas Carvalho WV, Girão VCC, Rocha FAC


Despite some knowledge gaps in scientific evidence, MgCl is largely used for pain relief in musculoskeletal diseases. Mg salts were shown to provide analgesia postoperatively in orthopedic surgery and low Mg levels were linked to arthritis development and severity. We determined the anti-inflammatory activity of MgCl in an acute arthritis model.