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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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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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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 magnesium citrate always work?

Depends: 1 to several hours depending on how sensitive you are. ...Read more

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How long would magnesium citrate start to work?

2 to 4 hours: Recommended adult dose 1 gm magnesium citrate (160 mg of elementary magnesium) daily or in divided dose. Check kidney function before taking extra dose ...Read more

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