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Magnesium Citrate
Indications And Clinical Uses: A laxative or purgative. Preparation of the colon for x-ray examination.

Contra-Indications: Abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting. Known or suspected intestinal obstruction.

Precautions: Frequent or prolonged use may result in dependence on laxatives. tag_DosageDosage

Dosage: Adults: as a laxative: 1/4 to 1/2 bottle; as a purgative: 1 bottle before breakfast or as prescribed before x-ray examination. Children (6 to 12 years): 30 to 60 mL according to age. Under 6 years: as prescribed. Dose may be repeated once if necessary. The solution should be served chilled and a glass of water should be consumed every hour before and after intake. Full x-ray preparation protocol available.

Availability And Storage: Each bottle of lemon-flavored, carbonated solution contains: anhydrous magnesium citrate 15 g. Energy: 22.05 kJ (5.25 kcal)/5 mL. Sodium: <1 mmol (7.56 mg)/5 mL. Bottles of 300 mL.