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Colonoscopy Prep Magnesium Citrate
Drinking 20oz of magnesium citrate for a colonoscopy prep. What are chances of magnesium overdose?
I tried a test run drinking a 10oz bottle of magnesium citrate. Will be having colonoscopy 9/13, now very nauseous.How can I prevent nausea next time?
Took 400mg of presc magnesium this am before starting colonoscopy prep. Noticed suprep has magnesium. Is it ok that i took magnesium supplement.
Probably ok: The magnesium supplement you took was probably eliminated during the bowel cleansing process, which uses a magnesium-based laxative such as magnesium citrate. The magnesium in the bowel prep isn't absorbed by the body but passes through the intestines and causes the bowel-cleansing cathartic effect. Check with your pcp or gastroenterologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Colonoscopy prep with Dulcolax and magnesium citrite and still no bowel movement...Is this normal? Took Dulcolax tab this am and drank citrite at 4 pm...1.5 hours ago..Still nothing...?
Trust : Trust me, things will move. Sometimes it can take a few hours. Keep your laptop in the bathroom. ...Read more
Drank 10oz of magnesium citrate 4.5 hrs ago and still nothing. How long does it take? (It's for a flex sig prep)
Surgery prep says take one bottle of magnesium citrate. bought milk of magnesia. 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 will also cause a bowel movement but not as rapidly. ...Read more
Can i take magnesium citrate ontop of my miralax for bowel prep? 1 gallon of miralax is too much, can i only drink half a gallon?
I accidentally took 2 tablespoons of magnesium citrate(over 1000mg) instead of recommended dose of 2 tsp. is this dangerous?
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