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Is magnesium stearate a laxative?

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Dr. Jason Kitchen
Emergency Medicine

In brief: No

Magnesium stearate is an additive to meds/supplements used to ease/make cheaper their production (actually makes the supplement less effective b/c it decreases absorption of the nutrient in your intestines.

In brief: No

Magnesium stearate is an additive to meds/supplements used to ease/make cheaper their production (actually makes the supplement less effective b/c it decreases absorption of the nutrient in your intestines.
Magnesium citrate is a laxative.
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