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Can You Take Magnesium With Milk
You can after 24hour: Yes you can if magnesia does not work but wait for 12 to 24 hours before you take it. ...Read more
Hi, is it a good idea for me to take calcium & magnesium plus the pills regularly I mean everyday. I take quite a good amount of milk everyday too.
Milk ;sun: Are good. Mg if your level low, or your on proton pump inhibitors (medium etc.) see your pcp. ...Read more
Milk of Mag: You could, yes, but to what end? MOM will create diarrhea but it will not diminish calorie digestion and absorption very much. Purging is not a "solution" -- if you over-indulge, exercise - walk - jog - cycle = burn calories, don't purge, please. Then try to change eating patterns: indulge in apples, pears, peaches, other fruits and vegetables; don't indulge in breads, starches, fats. ...Read more
How long does it take for milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) to work? I haven't gone in 4 days...
My milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) expired in 1/16 and I'm having bad constipation...is it ok to take one dose of it until I can get some new medicine in the morning?
Well: General over-the-counter medications that are expired are still effective for your two if not exposed to excess heat moisture or excess cold ...Read more
I'm 16 weeks pregnant and very constipated I've tried milk of magnesium and stool softeners nothing is helping is there any other laxative I can take?
Can I take milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) and Metamucil together? (in the same time period) is it safe? I'm having bowel spams and stomach cramping.
Yes, you may: Metamucil is a bulk laxative. This improves the formation of your stool, so it moves more effeciently and minimizes the risk of diverticular disease. Milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) is a laxative, which will chemically enhance the motility of your gut. Bulk laxatives may be taken daily, but only as directed. More is not better. Mom should be used only on occasion, as directed. Good luck. ...Read more
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I've been taking Metamucil for days with no relief, can I take milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) in the same day?
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
I want to take milk thistle supplement but I read it contains magnesium stearate which is used for the pills not to stick to the machines is this safe?
Do not take this: No proven evidence that milk thistle supplement will help any person's health but may produce symptomatic hypoglycemia. ...Read more
Surgery prep says take one bottle of magnesium citrate. Bought milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). Same or different?
Different: Magnesium citrate is different than milk of magnsesia. Look for citrate in a colored glass bottle usually. Ask the pharmacist if you cannot find it. It is a clear liquid and will cause BM fairly soon after you ingest it so I advise to take it at home. Milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) will also cause a bowel movement but not as rapidly. ...Read more
WHAT ARE SOME DIFFERENT KINDS OF OVER THE COUNTER SAFE MILD LAXATIVES I CAN TAKE WHILE IM PREGNANT? (17 WEEKS) IS MILK OF MAGNESIUM OR CITRATE OK?
Talk to your OB MD: When you are being treated by a OB MD, you should channel all of your questions regarding your health, medications and intake to them for continuity of your care. ...Read more
I take rolaids freq. For an ulcer I have. I take milk of magnesium when they don't work. Will this give an abnormal results of a lax stool test?
No: Get checked for h pylori which is the most common cause of these symptoms. ...Read more
Take 10mg celexa a day and just took 4 tbsp of milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) for constipation. Just saw on drugs. Com there's a moderate interaction. Am I okay?
Yes.: You're on low dose of celexa. Just be cautious on milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) use. It's not good to use large amounts of milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) at any time. The interactions you saw are very rare, and usually requires that you have electrolyte abnormalities that are not common at your age group. Senna S is a vegetable laxative that is safer overall. ...Read more
Is it ok to take 1Tbs of milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) nightly to maintain regularity? Are there any dangers or downsides as it seems fine. I have a redundant colon
If I've taken three stools softener gelcaps how long do I have to wait before I can take milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide)?
Constipation relief: Milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) is a laxative, it can be taken any time with stool softener. Together, they may give a better result than either one alone. Natural remedies for constipation is more plant based diet such as salads and fruits, more fluid and physical activity such as walking after eating. Consult your doctor if these fail to work. ...Read more
Very constipated and pregnant. Is milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) bad for you if you take it very day? Can it harm the baby in any way?
Yes and no: Milk of magnesia isn't my first choice for constipation in pregnancy. I used it a couple of times, but excess use can cause harm to you and baby. Better is MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) or generic equivalent in pregnancy. It's not absorbed by body and isn't as harsh as milk of magnesia can be. Make sure to drink enough water (make your pee clear colored). Milk of magnesia a couple of times won't harm you or baby t. ...Read more
I had a c section on the 2 snd I have not been able to poop in five days can I take milk of magnesium while breastfeeding?
Yes: Compatible! All the best.Get a more detailed answer ›
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