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can you take magnesium citrate after eating

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends on kidneys: Mag citrate has 2 benefits: treats constipation and prevents kidney stone formation. However, if you take mag citrate chronically, you need to check w ... Read More
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Magnesium citrate: This product is a laxative. It can be irritating. It is intended only for those instances where a strong laxative is needed. Better to use Miralax (po ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Constipated?: This is safe to take during pregnancy. I am assuming that you are treating constipation. Better first-line medications would include: 1. Colace ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
You can after 24hour: Yes you can if magnesia does not work but wait for 12 to 24 hours before you take it.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Pretorius
Specializes in Legal Medicine
Magnesium citrate: No real contra-indication.
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Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
15 years experience Pharmacology
Use with caution: Magnesium salts can bind with levothyroxine( common thyroid medication), if taken simultaneously may reduce absorption of the thyroid medication/ dec ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience Pharmacology
Constipation & Mg: I would recommend that youj try some other alternatives such as Senna, Miralax, (polyethylene glycol) or even see your doctor about some prescription ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
22 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Magnesium: Yes, no contraindication.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Not recommended: You do not want to take a laxative daily because if you do your colon will become dependent on it and you will not be able to have a bowel movement wi ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Bankov
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes and may be: Nausea is not a contraindication for this medicine, you can take it. However, depending on individual response to the taste of the medicine and the re ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Citric acid: Magnesium citrate is an laxative and a source of elemetary magnesium and good for constipation. The citriate increase stomach acid assimilation. If so ... Read More

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