Took 2 bottles of magnesium citrate as recommended by gastroenterologist and I seem to have diarrhea with just brown liquid
Magnesium citrate is used as a laxative to treat constipation. It works by increasing the amount of water in the intestines. The effects are usually expected within 30 minutes to 6 hours after dosing.
Were you instructed to drink both bottles at once, that seems excessive? The usual dose for adult constipation is half to 1 bottle? It's important to drink water so that you do not become dehydrated.
Talk with your doctor if you have taken too much.
- Magnesium Citrate Information for Consumers
- Magnesium Citrate Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Magnesium Citrate (detailed)
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