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which is better for ibs constipation magnesium citrate or oxide
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Loose stools and significant white mucus in stool after starting to take magnesium citrate (150mg, 1 x daily) and probiotic (50bn cfu 1 x daily). Used to be constipated (6 months). Had fecal calprotectin test 4 months ago and was negative. IBS?
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Can you take bisacodyl and magnesium citrate together? I am a 90lb girl and dont want to overdose but struggle with severe constipation
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Dr. Tarek Naguib answered
39 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Different mag salts: You cannot take magnesium alone. It has to be compound with something like oxide, citrate, or sulfate. We call these salts of magnesium. Like the salt ... Read More
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Any risks in using magnesium citrate long term? I heard it draws water into the large intestines and can lower cerruloplasmin. Using for constipation.
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