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magnesium chloride (generic name)

(mag NEE zee um sawlt): A minerals and electrolyte - It is used to treat or prevent low levels of magnesium in the body
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Magnesium Lactate Oral tablet

What is this medicine?

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.

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:

How should I use this medicine?

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.

What if I miss a dose?

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.

What may interact with this medicine?

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.

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Last Updated

July 08, 2009

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