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Doctor insights on: Magnesium Glycinate Vs Citrate

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Magnesium glycinate vs citrate which is more effective?

Magnesium glycinate vs citrate which is more effective?

Depends: Both are a good source of elementary magnesium supplement in deficiency. Magnesium cittrate is a laxative and good for constipation but citrate inscreases stomach acid assimilation and worsen pain especailly people with acid reflux or if taken in empty stomach. The glycine in magnesium glycinate is an Amino Acid can help with sleep and feeling calm if taken at night. It is not a laxative. ...Read more

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What would doctors recommend magnesium citrate vs magnesium glycinate?

Depends: Both can be used in magnesium diciency. Magnesium Citrate used for bowel irrigation and cause diarrhea. Citric acid will increase stomach acid and assimilation & should be taken with meal. The glycine in magnesium glycinate is an Amino Acid which can help with sleep and feeling calm. Least likely to cause loose stools & should be taken at bedtime. ...Read more

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How much magnesium glycinate should I take with 1000mg of calcium citrate a day (for osteoporosis)?

How much magnesium glycinate should I take with 1000mg of calcium citrate a day (for osteoporosis)?

Generally none: Check w/your doctor. Magnesium can interfere with the absorption of calcium if you take them together. You don't need to replace magnesium unless you're deficient. ...Read more

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How much magnesium is in citrate?

Wrong question: Magnesium citrate is a magnesium preparation in salt form (in a 1:1 ratio of magnesium atom per citrate molecules). Packager: Cardinal Health 1.745 g of Magnesium citrate in 29.6 mL or Magnesium citrate 1.745 g per fl oz. Https://dailymed. Nlm. Nih. Gov/dailymed/drugInfo. Cfm? Setid=1df72d29-612d-4767-b8fc-ba2efc1665d1 ...Read more

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Is magnesium gluconte and mgnesium glycinate the same?

No: Magnesium glycinate is the chelated form of magnesium that tends to provide the highest levels of mg and is good for correcting mg deficiency. Magnesium gluconate is the mg salt of gluconic acid. Gluconic acid occurs naturally in fruit, honey, and wines. ...Read more

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How does. Magnesium citrate work?

How does. Magnesium citrate work?

Purges colon: Magnesium citrate causes fluid shifts within the intestines to promote large amount of bowel movement to occur usually within a few hours. ...Read more

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What is magnesium citrate taken for?

What is magnesium citrate taken for?

Constipated?: It is used for treating magnesium deficiency states and it is also a saline laxative that is thought to work by increasing fluid in the small intestine. It usually results in a bowel movement within 30 minutes to 3 hours. This is why it is used for bowel preparation for colonoscopy and surgery. ...Read more

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Is magnesium citrate effective if flat?

Yes: I presume you are referring to a "fizzy drink" that contains magnesium. The fizziness does not matter. ...Read more

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What if any benefit is Magnesium Citrate?

Depends: Magnesium citrate may be helpful for kidney stones. For magnesium supplementation, I prefer magnesium glycinate, which is better absorbed and may have a calming effect.
More info: http://drfairchild. Blogspot. Com/2012/12/magnesium. Html ...Read more

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What does citrate magnesium do for you????

Mg citrate: Most commonly used as a laxative, sometimes as a supplement. ...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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Can expired magnesium citrate be harmful? Or effective?

Can expired magnesium citrate be harmful? Or effective?

Two questions here: 1) We can't endorse the use of expired medications; 2) what are you hoping to treat with magnesium citrate? ...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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What is the difference between Magnesium Chelate vs Citrate?

What is the difference between Magnesium Chelate vs Citrate?

Both contain Mg &--: --this is why U take Mg acetate, Mg citrate is a colonic cleanser in preparation 4 a colonoscopy, & is a liquid. ...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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What problem could it indicate if magnesium citrate doesn't work?

It depends!: If you are saying that mag citrate does not work for constipation, then you have a severe constipation ie need a doctor to evaluate and rule out the possibility of other causes including rarely cancer colon. But if you are saying it did not work for preventing kidney stones, then the causes are different! But if you are saying did not work to control hypomagnesemia then it is different discussion. ...Read more

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Why shouldn't you break Magnesium Citrate 100mg tablets in Half?

No difference: No problem in breaking them. If there is claim on the benefit of long-acting magnesium, it's just rubbish. Don't bloody believe it. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me how magnesium and magnesium citrate differ?

Lots of ways: Different forms of magnesium have different uses, different solubility, etc.
More info on:
http://drfairchild. Blogspot. Com/2012/12/magnesium. Html. ...Read more

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Can magnesium citrate be used with children? And is the dose the same?

Can magnesium citrate be used with children? And is the dose the same?

Type of use?: Need to know why magnesium citrate is being used. Child's dosage depends upon age and size. Recommend contacting your child's doctor for a more specific answer. ...Read more

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How long does ten ounces of magnesium citrate last before it wears off?

How long does ten ounces of magnesium citrate last before it wears off?

Not known: Half life of magnesium citrate is not clearly known. It's not possible to state how long they last in the system. ...Read more

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I accidentally took 2 tablespoons of magnesium citrate (over 1000mg) instead of recommended dose of 2 tsp. Is this dangerous?

No: As even higher amounts are taken in preparation for colonoscopies to clean out your bowels. You don't need to worry. You may develop mild diarrhea at the most. ...Read more