Magnesium citrate increases water in the intestines, which may induce defecation. Magnesium is a mineral that is crucial to our body functions.
Magnesium citrate is a saline laxative that works by increasing fluid in the small intestine. It usually results in a bowel movement within 30 minutes to 3 hours.
Tt's also used to clean stool from the intestines before surgery or certain bowel procedures such as colonoscopy and radiography, usually with other products.
It may also be used for relief of constipation. However, milder products such as stool softeners, and bulk-forming laxatives are recommended whenever possible for constipation.
Read and follow all directions on the product package, or follow the directions of your doctor.
If you are uncertain about any of the information about the product you are going to use, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
To improve taste, you can chill it in the refrigerator before use. Do not freeze though.
Drink a full glass of water (8 ounces or 240 milliliters) after taking it unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
If you notice symptoms of overuse, such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, decreased weight, or weakness, contact your doctor promptly.
Before taking magnesium citrate, tell your doctor or pharmacist if:
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