Magnesium Citrate
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Magnesium Citrate?

(mag NEE zhum SIT rate)

• This medicine is used to clean out the gastrointestinal tract.

• This medicine is used to treat constipation.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have myasthenia gravis, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have nerve disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Try to separate other medicines from this one by 2 hours. This medicine prevents absorption of many medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Diarrhea.

• Gas.

• Belly pain.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control...

 
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