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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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Can take magnesium: Your symptoms may indicate depression- Anxiety may be part of depression. Consult a psychiatrist. Try Tai-chi, Yoga & meditation. Take omega 3 ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not: since it is basically an inorganic chemical...the "fizz" may be gone making it harder to swallow.....Is there a reason that you cannot obtain a fresh ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
22 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Magnesium: Yes, no contraindication.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
A brand called: Jigsaw magnesium is thought by some professionals to be very bio-available. You can give that a try. Peace and good health.
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 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
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Pretorius
Specializes in Legal Medicine
Magnesium citrate: No real contra-indication.
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