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Magnesium hydroxide

Magnesium hydroxide Information

Magnesium hydroxide Benefits & Uses

Magnesium hydroxide is used to treat the following -

Magnesium hydroxide Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Magnesium hydroxide

Magnesium hydroxide

Magnesium hydroxide Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Magnesium hydroxide is used -

  1. Abdominal cramp
  2. Nausea or vomiting
  3. Diarrhoea
  4. Constipation Unknown

Magnesium hydroxide Related Warnings

Is the use of Magnesium hydroxide safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Magnesium hydroxide. It is best to stop taking Magnesium hydroxide immediately and inform your doctor if you notice any discomfort.

Moderate

Is the use of Magnesium hydroxide safe during breastfeeding?

Magnesium hydroxide does not show any harmful effects in lactating women.

Safe

What is the effect of Magnesium hydroxide on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Magnesium hydroxide on kidney have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Magnesium hydroxide on the Liver?

There are no any side effects of Magnesium hydroxide on the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Magnesium hydroxide on the Heart?

Magnesium hydroxide is not harmful for the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Magnesium hydroxide with Other Drugs

Magnesium hydroxide should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Magnesium hydroxide Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Magnesium hydroxide unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Abdominal Pain
  2. Kidney Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Magnesium hydroxide

Is this Magnesium hydroxide habit forming or addictive?

Magnesium hydroxide is not addictive in nature.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Magnesium hydroxide does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

Safe

Is it safe?

Magnesium hydroxide should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Magnesium hydroxide is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Magnesium hydroxide Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Magnesium hydroxide

Taking Magnesium hydroxide with food is safe.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Magnesium hydroxide

Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Magnesium hydroxide with alcohol.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 800-801
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 655