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MAGNESIUM SALT (mag NEE zee um sawlt) is a dietary supplement. It is used to treat or prevent low levels of magnesium in the body.
This supplement may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
an unusual or allergic reaction to magnesium, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
Take by mouth with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew. Follow the directions on the label. Do not take this supplement more often than directed.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this supplement in children. Special care may be needed.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
antibiotics like ciprofloxacin, doxycycline, tetracycline
cellulose sodium phosphate
edetate disodium, disodium EDTA
medicines for chest pain like digoxin, nifedipine
other magnesium-containing antacids, laxatives or supplements
sodium polystyrene sulfonate
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
Visit your doctor for regular check-ups. See your doctor if your symptoms do not get better or if they get worse.
If you are scheduled for any medical or dental procedure, tell your healthcare provider that you are taking this supplement. You may need to stop taking this supplement before the procedure.
Herbal or dietary supplements are not regulated like medicines. Rigid quality control standards are not required for dietary supplements. The purity and strength of these products can vary. The safety and effect of this dietary supplement for a certain disease or illness is not well known. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
The Food and Drug Administration suggests the following to help consumers protect themselves:
Always read product labels and follow directions.
Natural does not mean a product is safe for humans to take.
Look for products that include USP after the ingredient name. This means that the manufacturer followed the standards of the US Pharmacopoeia.
Supplements made or sold by a nationally known food or drug company are more likely to be made under tight controls. You can write to the company for more information about how the product was made.
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
low body temperature
unusually weak or tired
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store at room temperature or as directed on the package label. Protect from moisture. Throw away any unused supplement after the expiration date.
Take by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the label. Do not take this supplement more often than directed.
Visit your doctor for regular check ups. See your doctor if your symptoms do not get better or if they get worse.
MAGNESIUM SULFATE (mag NEE zee um SUL fate) is an electrolyte injection commonly used to treat low magnesium levels in your blood and to prevent or control certain seizures.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
history of irregular heart beat
an unusual or allergic reaction to magnesium sulfate, medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
This medicine is for infusion into a vein. It is given by a health care professional in a hospital or clinic setting.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for selected conditions, precautions do apply.
This does not apply.
This medicine may interact with the following medications:
certain medicines for anxiety or sleep
certain medicines for seizures like phenobarbital
medicines that relax muscles for surgery
narcotic medicines for pain
Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine. You may need blood work done while you are receiving this medicine.
signs and symptoms of low blood pressure like dizziness; feeling faint or lightheaded, falls; unusually weak or tired
signs and symptoms of a dangerous change in heartbeat or heart rhythm like chest pain; dizziness; fast or irregular heartbeat; palpitations; breathing problems
This drug is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.
NOTE: This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.
MAGNESIUM SALTS (mag NEE zee um sawlts) is a dietary supplement. It is used to treat or prevent low levels of magnesium in the body.
Take this medicine by mouth. Follow the directions on the package labeling or ask your health care professional. Follow dose with a glass of water or mix your dose with juice or water. Use a specially marked spoon or container to measure each dose. Ask your pharmacist if you do not have one. Household spoons are not accurate. Do not take this supplement more often than directed.
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