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What Happens When You Drink Alcohol After Taking Magnesium Citrate
Is it OK to consume alcohol while taking a daily dose of Magnesium Citrate tablets as a dietary supplement?
Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more
Am I going to die if I drink about 7 oz of Magnesium Citrate and then have a few glasses of wine later tonight?
Why taking?: If taking for constipation, drinking 10 ounces of magnesium citrate, induces large volume stool output between 1-6 hours later. Therefore eating after may be a little uncomfortable. If you are taking to raise your magnesium levels I would try a different form such as magnesium oxide or magnesium protein plus. ...Read more
Vimova: Vimova is a combination drug that contains over the counter Naproxen or Aleve plus a proton pump inhibitor or nexium (esomeprazole). Naproxen like most all non steroidal anti inflammatories act to inhibit inflammation but also to decrease protection in stomach to stomach acid. The use of magnesium may cause side effects of nausea and diarrhea more readily due to the presence of magnesium in the proton pump inh. ...Read more
Drinking 20oz of magnesium citrate for a colonoscopy prep. What are chances of magnesium overdose?
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
Is it ok to drink a bottle of magnesium citrate from Walgreens once every couple months just to clean yourself out even if not constipated? Good taste
Don't bother.: There's really no benefit to intermittently cleaning yourself out like this. You may feel quite good afterwards, but there's no discernible medical benefit, and quite frankly the more intensive forms of cleaning oneself out are rather risky. So, no, I would not advise that you do this. ...Read more
Can I take magnesium citrate and zinc longterm? I drink light beer daily so I worry about depletion of these minerals.
No.: While having laxitive properti! Es, it is mild and "does not always" clean you out! ...Read more
Getting flexible sigmoidoscopy. Do I need to drink the 10 oz magnesium citrate all in one go? And are 2 enemas really necessary?
What is NECESSARY:
Is to FOLLOW YOUR PREPARATION PROCESS EXACTLY! Or face having to do it all over again.
Please take THIS advice!
Dr Z ...Read more
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?
I took 10 fl oz of magnesium citrate yesterday and no relief yet and its been 24 hours. Can I drink another 10 fl oz and hopefully get relief? Is th
Constipation: If you have no urge to have a bowel movement and no abdominal cramps or vomiting, another dose or dulcolax tablets may be taken. If you have urge for a BM and can't go, insert a rectal dulcolax suppository or administer a fleets enema. See a physician if there is abdominal pain, distension, tenderness, vomiting or total inability to have a bowel movement. ...Read more
Would it be more beneficial to get colon hydrotherapy or drink magnesium citrate for constipation?
Never / occasional: I would strongly encourage against hydrotherapy as complications such as perforation has been reported. Mag citrate and other laxatives are ok to be used on an occasional (as needed) basis. ...Read more
Took magnesium citrate (300ml) & now worried because I take a daily magnesium oxide supplement. I feel very nauseous & my stomach hurts after drinking the mag. Citrate. Will this lead to hypermagnesemia? My serum lvl was 2.3 last year. I'm worried.
I've been on colace (docusate sodium) (stool softner) for several days...plus fiber supplements and tried taking magnesium citrate and tonight tried drinking prune juice
Magnesium sulphate: It takes about 45 minutes to2to3 hours for it to start working, if it has been that long then you can drink more. It will work and you will go to bathroom again and again till your bowels are cleaned. ...Read more
Is magnesium citrate safe to use? GI told me to drink 1 bottle & use enema to clean me out & start Linzess tomorrow 4 chronic constipation. Side effec
Can I take magnesium citrate ontop of my miralax (polyethylene glycol) for bowel prep? 1 gallon of miralax (polyethylene glycol) is too much, can I only drink half a gallon?
Just mag citrate: You can have just magnesium citrate. Why are you having bowel prep. Discuss with your physician if mag citrate is a substitute that is satisfactory alternative. Tell him miralax (polyethylene glycol) volume is too much. However though discomfort it is do-able for most people ...Read more
Was given an enema at e.R. Before noon today, after taking magnesium citrate without success. I am now pooing bloody mucus at 9 p.M. Please help.
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What form of magnesium citrate did you take (liquid vs capsule vs?), and how much did you take?
Many of the liquid magnesium citrate formulations have other ingredients in them.
Volume also matters. One teaspoon may be well tolerated, but the whole bottle may not be. ...Read more
I'm finally going to the bathroom after being constipated. I took magnesium citrate and it was all liquid. Everything else feels great, except still f?
Very effective: Mag citrate is very effective. I recommend you start taking a daily stool softener, not a laxative. This will help you stay normal. Usually start with miralax or colace one or two times daily until your going once daily and no longer dealing with constipation. Taking too much stool softener is just as bad and can lead to constant diarrhea. Request a 2nd oppinion for a more detailed plan. ...Read more
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