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Milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) vs magnesium citrate, which is more effective?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Magnesium citrate: Magnesium citrate is more effective than milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide).
Answered on Jan 10, 2020
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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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