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Generic Name: MAGNESIUM CITRATE - ORAL Pronounced: (mag-NEE-zee-um-SYE-trate) Magnesium Citrate Oral Overdose
If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison
control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US
National Poison Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a
provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: muscle
weakness, slow/irregular heartbeat, mental/mood changes (e.g.,
Magnesium Citrate Oral Missed Dose
Magnesium Citrate Oral Notes
Keep all regular medical and laboratory
To maintain normal bowel habits, it is important to drink
plenty of fluids (four to six 8-ounce glasses daily), eat foods high in fiber,
and exercise regularly.
Magnesium Citrate Oral Storage
Refer to storage information on the package label. If you
have any questions about storage, ask your pharmacist. Do not freeze. Do not
store in the bathr...
The combination of calcium carbonate and magnesium is commonly found in antacids, which are medicines that provide heartburn relief.
Calcium carbonate with magnesium overdose occurs when someone accidentally or intentionally takes more than the normal or recommended amount of a substance containing these ingredients.
This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual poison exposure. If you have an exposure, you should call your local emergency number (such as 911) or the National Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.
See also: Calcium carbonate overdose
Rolaids overdose; Antacids overdose
Calcium carbonate and magnesium
Calcium carbonate with magnesium is found in many (but not all) antacids, including the following brands:
Note: This list may not be all-inclusive.
We have know for years that many people with diabetes have too little magnesium in their bodies. So why don’t all of us take supplements of this magical mineral? Everyone seem to recommend magnesium, mostly to reduce the insulin resistance and hence help counteract diabetes. But how much magnesium we have in our bodies is almost impossible to test, because most of it resides in our bones and very little in our blood, according to Dr. Barkat Charania in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He practiced orthopedic surgery for more than 30 years, now blogs at Dr. Barkat Charania , and helped me research this article.
Since our blood levels of magnesium don’t tell us if we have enough, researchers have reported few human studies, he told me. Still, he brought to my attention 41 studies of magnesium, most of them in relation to diabetes. Citing just three of these studies is enough to make my point: 1. “Magnesium deficiency is not uncommon among the general population: its intake h...
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