Magnesium Citrate Dosage

This dosage information may not include all the information needed to use Magnesium Citrate safely and effectively. See additional information for Magnesium Citrate.

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Constipation

240 mL orally one time.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Constipation

< 6 years: 0.5 mL/kg orally up to a maximum of 200 mL. May repeat every 4 to 6 hours until stools are clear.

6 to 12 years: 100 to 150 mL orally one time.

Renal Dose Adjustments

CrCl < 50 mL/min: Not recommended for use due to the high risk of hypermagnesemia in patients with renal dysfunction.

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

A semifluid or watery stool may be expected in < 6 hours.

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