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Can You Take Magnesium With Milk
Yes but . . .: www.epocrates.com doesn't show any significant interactions between milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) and Lorazepam but you really ought to address this w/your family doc and/or whoever prescribed your lorazepam. It's imperative that your docs know everything you're taking, even if an over-the-counter dietary supplement or a prescription medication from another doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to take milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) every day to help with constipation with a multivitamin? Heard it can deplete potassium.
Yes.: Milk thistle, standardized to contain 70-80% silymarin, one of the most potent liver-protective and restorative substances known, can be used with other vitamins. It stimulates protein synthesis and production of new liver cells, without stimulating malignant liver tissue. In experimental models, silymarin protected against the 2 strongest liver-damaging peptides from amanita phalloides. ...Read more
Yes, but...: Yes, you certainly can take both, and many patients do. Keep in mind that many calcium supplements act as antacids, which reduce the stomach's acidity, and some antidepressants need stomach acidity to be absorbed. The net effect can be that the antidepressant doesn't work or doesn't work as well. Talk to your treating physician as to how to manage this. ...Read more
Can you get doxylamine in prescription form from a dr. That will not contain calcium? How does milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) or senna pills help constipation?
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Careful: With taking excess fiber, as too much fiber along with inadequate fluids can make the constipation worse. Milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) and a liquid diet only until passing stool is best. Then avoiding recurrent constipation requires 80-100 oz of caffeine free, alcohol free fluid daily with no more than 25 grams of fiber daily. If keeps recurring, you may need a colonoscopy if you haven't had one recently. ...Read more
Can you explain if it's safe to take C4 extreme with multivitamin, fish oil and calcium supplement?
C4: C4 is a supplement mixture with no data to support its use. Multivites, fish oil and calcium supplements have at least some reason to think they will be a positive action. I personally wouldn't recommend taking c4 but have no more data support not recommending it than there is to say it is beneficial. Eat a good diet and have a good exercise program, the supplements might or might not help. ...Read more
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 absorbed by the GI tract, thus it's use as a laxative. It is excreted by the kidneys, thus with renal disease, use caution. A good dose (overdose) by mouth will usually just give a really bad case of diarrhea. ...Read more
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It depends: I do not know of interactions between coffee & supplements, but coffee is known to adversely interact with several medicines, including thyroid hormone & certain antidepressants. I don't believe it interferes with the meds you are taking but read the package inserts. See http://www.Rxlist.Com/coffee-page3/supplements.Htm#interactions. ...Read more
Yes you can: Yes you can take them together.Get a more detailed answer ›
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