Can Magnesium Help With Constipation?

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Generic Name: MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE - ORAL
Pronounced: (mag-NEE-zee-um hi-DROX-ide)

Magnesium Hydroxide Oral Uses

This medication is used for a short time to treat occasional constipation. It is a laxative (osmotic-type) that is thought to work by drawing water into the intestines, an effect that helps to cause movement of the intestines.

This medication is also used to treat symptoms caused by too much stomach acid such as heartburn, upset stomach, or indigestion. It is ...

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