Epsom Salt Soaking Solution
Medically reviewed on June 20, 2017.
Dosage form: granule
Ingredients: MAGNESIUM SULFATE 2.72kg in 2.72kg
Labeler: Advanced Beauty Systems, Inc.
NDC Code: 51345-099
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Active ingredient Purpose
Magnesium Sulfate USP (Epsom Salts)
External use Soaking solution
Internal Use Saline Laxative
External: Relieves pain from minor sprains and bruises
Internal: Relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
generally produces bowel movement in 1/2 to 6 hours.
Keep out of reach of children. In case of accidental ingestion or overdose, seek medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.
When using this product, do not use more than directed.
Stop use and consult a doctor if:
As a soaking solution
- you experience redness, irritation, swelling , or infection
As a laxative
- you have no bowel movements within six hours or experience rectal bleeding-these could be signs of a serious condition
- you need a laxative for more than a week
- Do not give to children under six years of age except under the advice and supervision of a physician.
- For occasional use only. Serious side effects from prolonged use or overdose may occur.
Do not take this product except under the advice and supervision of a physician if you:
- Have kidney disease
- Are taking prescription medication
- Have a magnesium restricted diet
Ask a doctor before if you have
As a soaking solution
- redness or swelling present
- evidence of an infection
- diabetes - hot and warm soaks should not be used by individuals with diabetes except on advice of a physician
As a laxative
- Stomach pain
- Kidney disease
- A sudden change in bowel habits that lasts over 2 weeks
If pregnant or breast feeding, consult a physician before use
Dissolve before use
- Do not exceed more than 2 doses per day, if neccessary repeat dosage in 4 hours
For External use
As a soaking solution: pour 2 cups of Epsom Salts under warm, running bath water. Soak for 20 minutes for to relieve sore,tired muscles.As a warm compress: Dissolve 1 cup of Epsom Salts in 1 quart of warm water. Using a towel, apply solution to the affected area for 15-30 minutes to reduce pain and and swelling. Repeat as needed.
For internal use
As a laxative 2-4 level teaspoons dissolved in a full glass (8oz) of water.
adults and children 12 years and older
children 6 to 12 years of age 1-2 level teaspoons dissolved in a full glass (8oz) of water.
not recommended for children under 6 years of age
magnesium sulfate granule
|Labeler - Advanced Beauty Systems, Inc. (129986613)|
|Registrant - Giles Chemical, a division of Premier Magnesia, LLC (003162435)|
|Giles Chemical, a division of Premier Magnesia, LLC||003162435||manufacture|
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