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How much dose of magnesium oxide tablets or capsule be given daily?

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Marvell 8 Dec 2009

Magnesium oxide Dosing Information
Dosing information for Magnesium Oxide:

Usual Adult Dose for Duodenal Ulcer:

Tablets: 400 to 800 mg (241 to 482 mg elemental magnesium) orally once a day.
Capsules: 140 mg (84 mg elemental magnesium) orally 3 to 4 times a day.

Usual Adult Dose for Dyspepsia:

Tablets: 400 to 800 mg (241 to 482 mg elemental magnesium) orally once a day.
Capsules: 140 mg (84 mg elemental magnesium) orally 3 to 4 times a day.

Usual Adult Dose for Gastric Ulcer:

Tablets: 400 to 800 mg (241 to 482 mg elemental magnesium) orally once a day.
Capsules: 140 mg (84 mg elemental magnesium) orally 3 to 4 times a day.

Usual Adult Dose for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease:

Tablets: 400 to 800 mg (241 to 482 mg elemental magnesium) orally once a day.
Capsules: 140 mg (84 mg elemental magnesium) orally 3 to 4 times a day.

Usual Adult Dose for Hypomagnesemia:

Tablets: 400 to 800 mg (241 to 482 mg elemental magnesium) orally once a day.
Capsules: 140 mg (84 mg elemental magnesium) orally 3 to 4 times a day.

Usual Adult Dose for Pathological Hypersecretory Disorder:

Tablets: 400 to 800 mg (241 to 482 mg elemental magnesium) orally once a day.
Capsules: 140 mg (84 mg elemental magnesium) orally 3 to 4 times a day.

Usual Adult Dose for Renal Stones:

140 to 420 mg (84 to 252 mg elemental magnesium) orally once a day. Magnesium oxide has also been used in combination with pyridoxine to prevent recurrence of calcium oxalate renal calculi.

Usual Adult Dose for Constipation:

Oral:
Caplets (500 mg): 2 to 4 caplets orally daily with a full 8 ounce glass of liquid.

Caplets may be taken all at bedtime or separately throughout the day.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Constipation:

Oral:
12 years or older:
Caplets (500 mg): 2 to 4 caplets orally daily with a full 8 ounce glass of liquid.

Caplets may be taken all at bedtime or separately throughout the day.

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