Magnesium Citrate

How It Works:

Magnesium Citrate works by drawing water into the intestine through osmosis, that makes the stools soft and easier to pass.

Side Effects:

Dehydration, Drug dependence

Used For:

Magnesium Citrate is used in constipation

Instructions:

  • Avoid taking a Magnesium Citrate for more than 1 week, unless prescribed by the doctor, as it leads to dependency on the laxative action to produce a bowel movement. 
  • Together with Magnesium Citrate, fiber rich diet containing whole grain bread and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.
  • A Magnesium Citrate should preferably be taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.
  • Notify your doctor if you are on a low-sugar diet because the Magnesium Citrate contains sugars.
  • Take Magnesium Citrate after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.

Frequently Ask Questions:

Q. Is magnesium citrate the same as magnesium?
Magnesium citrate is a salt of magnesium

Q. Is magnesium citrate good for leg cramps and diverticulitis?
That can be used to treat constipation, leg cramps and diverticulitis

Q. How often can I take magnesium citrate for constipation?
Please consult your doctor for the dose and duration required

Q. Is magnesium citrate safe for adults and toddlers?
Magnesium citrate is safe for adults and toddlers if used as recommended. However, its safety is not evaluated in children below 2 years. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor

Q. Is magnesium citrate habit forming?
Magnesium citrate can be habit forming if you depend on them regularly for bowel evacuation

Q. Can I take magnesium citrate with Miralax (polyethylene glycol 3350) or metoprolol?
Magnesium can be taken with Miralax (polyethylene glycol 3350) or metoprolol. Please consult your doctor before use

Q. Does magnesium citrate cause nausea, weight loss, gas, softened stool, bloating?
Magnesium citrate may cause nausea, gas, softened stool, bloating. Magnesium citrate may cause temporary weight loss due to diarrhea.
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