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How long does it take for magnesium citrate oral solution to take affect?

30 minutes to 3hours: It can take anywhere from 30 minutes to 3 hours to work. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take magnesium citrate oral solution if on thyroid medication ?

Is it ok to take magnesium citrate oral solution if on thyroid medication ?

Use with caution: Magnesium salts can bind with levothyroxine( common thyroid medication), if taken simultaneously may reduce absorption of the thyroid medication/ decrease its effect. To reduce this interaction, take thyroid medication at least 4 hours before or after the magnesium citrate dose. Note that other antacids and calcium supplements may also affect thyroid medications; same caution is also advised. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for magnesium citrate to work?

Please tell me how long it takes for magnesium citrate to work?

Work for what: Magnesium citrate for constipation typically works within 4-6 hours of drinking 8 ounces. If it does not work there be be a bowel obstruction or exceedingly hard stool in the colon that cannot be bypassed easily, for low magnesium levels in the blood stream it may never work because the absorption may be inadequate due to rapid transit through the GI tract. ...Read more

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How long should it take for magnesium citrate to work?

30 minutes to 3hours: It can take anywhere from 30 minutes to 3 hours to work. ...Read more

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How long does it take for magnesium citrate to take action?

How long does it take for magnesium citrate to take action?

See below: Usually it will produce a bowel movement within a few hours of taking it. ...Read more

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Drank 10oz of magnesium citrate 4.5 hrs ago and still nothing. How long does it take? (It's for a flex sig prep)

Depends on whether: you are constipated and not drinking enough caffeine free/alcohol free fluid. Try some enemas to clear out any stool in your rectum. Do not take any more Mag Citrate without talking with your doctor first. May need to reschedule your scope. ...Read more

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Hello, I took a 10oz bottle of magnesium citrate oral solution and got nausea and vomited. It looked like only the solution.

Hello, I took a 10oz bottle of magnesium citrate oral solution and got nausea and vomited. It looked like only the solution.

GI bug?: Hi. How long have you been constipated? Have you vomited up anything else? Mg citrate does not not induce vomiting, so I suspect you have a gastroenteritis or could have an obstruction. Please talk with your doc. If vomiting continues, get to the ER! Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the amount of calories in magnesium citrate oral solution?

What is the amount of calories in magnesium citrate oral solution?

None.: There are no macronutritents in the mg solution (carbs, proteins, fat). Hence no calories! ...Read more

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Drinking magnesium citrate oral solution .Taste like not supposed to be drinking this! if this doesn't help me poo what do I do next? How much of this

Drinking magnesium citrate oral solution .Taste like not supposed to be drinking this! if this doesn't help me poo what do I do next? How much of this

Correct: Tastes awful, but better than GoLytely and some other prep medications. Usually quite effective. With one bottle 3 oz. ...Read more

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