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milk magnesia magnesium

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
MOM: If used occasionally as antacid/laxative. Regular use can deplete your potassium.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
1/2 HOUR TO 6 HOURS: It may work as an antacid within 30 minutes and as a laxative it may take 6 hours to 12 hours.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Not for long term: Side effects include hypermagnesemia which could cause heart rhythm trouble. Hypermagnesemia occurs specially in persons with slow kidneys. Would sugg ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
No it is not: No it is not habit forming but some people tend to use it over long period of time to help move bowels.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Check the: expiration date on the bottle.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
MOM: Magnesium hydroxide is used as antacid & as laxative, and topically for canker sores (aphthos ulcers). Some believe it can be used topically on the sc ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes is safe: Yes it is safe to take every 4 days.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Especially if you have renal/kidney disease. It will also give you a great case of diarrhea. Magnesium is an essential mineral. It is poorly absorb ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
no harm: Your body will not react to this and it will cause no problems for you.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
57 years experience Psychiatry
Constipation: We used to order: "if no bm in am give 30cc mom in pm".

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