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What is the maximum dosage for Colace stool softener at one time?

I took 400 mg at one time. I have chronic constipation and nothing works except for magnesium citrate. I don't have a bowel movement unless I use magnesium citrate because the Colace doesn't work. I don't use magnesium citrate every day, only to prevent my poo from backing up too... read more

Should you eat before or after drinking a bottle of magnesium citrate?

Wondering if eating before or after; or at all works with ingesting a bottle of magnesium citrate?

Magnesium Citrate - 18 hours later and still havent gone?

Took it last night with plenty of water. Its been 2 weeks since my last bm. Not the first time. Was trying to make it easier by using magnesium citrate. Now next day nothing. It felt like it was wprking at first but when i woke up, no go.

How long does an unopened bottle of magnesium citrate be good for?

I have a bottle for five years unopened is it still good

Magnesium Citrate - When Does the Diarrhea and Cramping Stop?

For constipation my doc recommended this. I drank 1/2 of the bottle yesterday and 2 hours later started evacuation. Now, it has been over 24 hours and the cramping is severe and diarrhea uncontrollable. I haven't eaten for 2 days and am hungry. I've been drinking hot green tea and water. ... read more

Does Magnesium Citrate turn stool to liquid form or is the liquid bypassing the stool?

I took Magnesium Citrate for severe constipation by only liquid is coming out, no hard stool at all.

Magnesium Citrate - How long before the purging stops? I took one bottle at 5:30 p.m yesterday.?

When will the purging stop? The ER doc recommended I take a bottle because I had impacted bowels. I took one bottle at five-thirty last night. It took affect about five hours later. Still purging twelve hours later. How much longer can I expect this to go on?

Magnesium Citrate - Why didn’t it work?

I have been stopped up for about two weeks now, I drank half a bottle the third night and nothing at all. Then I drank the other half two nights later and still nothing. I just drank a full bottle 3 days ago and still, absolutely nothing... what in the world is wrong with me?! I can pass gas like... read more

Can magnesium citrate cause stools to turn black?

Pregnancy - Has anyone else taken Magnesium Citrate for constipation while pregnant?

.My OB told me to drink 1/3 bottle and then another 1/3 4 hours later... this is just terrible! I was wondering what to expect. Thanks

Does Magnesium Citrate cause your stool to turn black?

Yesterday I was extremely constipated. Went to the doctors and my X-rays showed I had a build up of poop. When the magnesium citrate finally kicked in... my poop was liquidy and black and the toilet tissue had a few streaks of blood. Just wondering if this is a normal side effect?

Prescribed magnesium citrate for constipation, this is not the normal for me!?

Have a terrible stomach ache with nausea and heartburn, my lower abdomen was in all sorts of pain and the ER thought I my appendix was bad only to find the my digestive tract is full of feces! I was prescribed magnesium citrate and it did work (I think)..But my concern is oes the magnesium citrate... read more

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