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milk of magnesia overdose

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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Time: It will run through you (runs) and once through, it's done! the faster the better so that you do not have time to absorb it into the body. If concer ... Read More
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 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Sure, sort of...: Each person with constipation needs to work with her doctor to figure out the cause and the solution. Otherwise if the constipation does not resolve, ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Yes but . . .: www.epocrates.com doesn't show any significant interactions between milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) and Lorazepam but you really ought to addre ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably : If overdosed and used extensively, can cause dehydration which in turn can cause exhaustion. Hold it for now, if still having symptoms or symptoms ar ... Read More
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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 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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
31 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes : They should not interact.
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