Magnesium citrate

What is Magnesium citrate?

Magnesium preparation in salt form with citric acid. It is a chemical agent used medicinally as a saline laxative and to completely empty the bowel prior to a major surgery or colonoscopy.

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Hello, what is the best option for passing what seems to be a large hardened stool? I had normal movements last week. But feeling blocked this...

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Hi..
As per your saying , you had difficulty in passing stool for one week.
1) is it painful during passage of stool ?
2) have u suffered from same...

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Can I take Ionic Magnesium citrate at the same time that I take Milk of Magnesia ?
Can I take more the the suggested dosage of the Ionic Magnesium...

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Brief Answer:
No, don't do that!

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you so much for this query.

I will not recommend that you take more than the...

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I had an operation and then had constipation for abut 7 days and now I can not get the bowel movement to stop and it is going night and day....

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Brief Answer:
Please discontinue Magnesium citrate

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Welcome and thanks for your query.
Magnesium citrate is a laxative and...

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Recent questions on  Magnesium citrate

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i dont have any bowel movement on my own. this has happened now for at least 3 weeks. i have been to the hospital 3 times. i have to use magnesium...

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I can not go to the bathroom. I have tried everything from laxatives, senna tea, vegetables, fruit, magnesium citrate , fiber capsule and drinks. I...

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im 25 white female whos obese with diabetes, hypothyroid , epilepsy , ibs , among other illnesses. I was recently constipated and it took 3 days...

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i am 9 weeks pregnant, was seen in the er last week because I hadn t had a bowel movement for a week. I ve been drinking miralax taking docusate,...

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I've been suffering from diverseretulitis since 7th December,went to clinic, on 12..Received antibiotics,taking miralax .Have not had BM since...

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I am bloated, cramping and cannot get the gas to pass. Have tried Roland's, probiotics, trying to make myself throw up, nothing is relieving it....

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I have severe constipation and abdominal pain; how can you help?

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