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can drinking magnesium citrate make you lose weight

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Not much: Magnesium citrate is a saline laxative which works by drawing water into the small intestine even though you will loose some water but it will not ca ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
16 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Not on its own: It will definitely help you have bowel movements. You need a comprehensive program to help you lose weight. That is the right good choices, the righ ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes, but: It will all be "water weight". Mag citrate acts as a laxative and makes you poop out water/electrolytes. You might see weight loss because of that, bu ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
No.: While having laxitive properti!es, it is mild and "does not always" clean you out!
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Robey
20 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Vimova: Vimova is a combination drug that contains over the counter Naproxen or Aleve plus a proton pump inhibitor or nexium (esomeprazole). Naproxen like mos ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Robey
20 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Vimova: Vimova is a combination drug with Naproxen and nexium (esomeprazole). The Nexium (esomeprazole) contains magnesium. Additional magnesium can have incr ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Virtually nil: In actual fact you are getting the effects of "overdose"--flushing out the large bowel.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Gitomer
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Why taking?: If taking for constipation, drinking 10 ounces of magnesium citrate, induces large volume stool output between 1-6 hours later. Therefore eating afte ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Need examination: Magnesium citrate is effective laxative.If unsuccessful examination is needed to rule out GI obstruction
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Constipation: Have you been able to pass gas? If so that is good sign, but if you have not been able to pass gas and have belly pain, then I would want you to get e ... Read More

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