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Epsom Salt by Kinray

Medically reviewed on October 23, 2017

Dosage form: granule
Ingredients: MAGNESIUM SULFATE, UNSPECIFIED 1.81kg in 100kg
Labeler: Kinray
NDC Code: 63777-204

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Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Magnesium Sulfate USP (epsom salt)

Purpose

saline laxative

soaking solution

Uses

Internal

relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)

generally produces bowel movement in 1/2 to 6 hours

External

relieves pain from minor sprains and bruises

Warnings

ask a doctor before use if you have 

kidney disease

a magnesium restricted diet

stomach pain,nausea or vomiting

noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts more than one week


Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

presently taking a prescription drug

when using this product

do not use more than directed.

Stop use and ask a doctor if

As a laxative,

you have rectal bleeding or no bowel movement after use .

These could be a sign of a serious condition.

you need to use a laxative more than one week.

As a soaking solution,

you have redness, irritation, swelling, or infection occurs.

hot or warm soaks should not be used by individuals with diabetes except with the advice of a physician.



Inactive ingredient

None

If pregnant or breast feeding

ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children

In case of accidental overdose, seek professional assistance or contact a poison control center immediately

Directions

For Internal Use as a laxative

Adults and Children 12 years of age and older            2-4 level teaspoons dissolved in a full glass (8oz) of water.                                                                                                                   

children 6 to under 12 years                                     1-2 level teaspoons dissolved in a full glass (8oz) of water.


not recommended for children under 6 years of age.

For External Use as a soaking solution

Adults dissolve 1/2 cup in a quart of water, and apply wet, with towel, etc.

As a bathing solution,

2 cups added to the bath water for a refreshing bath after strenuous exertion.


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EPSOM SALT 
magnesium sulfate granule
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:63777-204
Route of AdministrationORAL, TOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
MAGNESIUM SULFATE, UNSPECIFIED (MAGNESIUM CATION) MAGNESIUM SULFATE, UNSPECIFIED1.81 kg  in 100 kg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
SULFIDE ION 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:63777-204-01.454 kg in 1 CARTON
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33406/14/2012
Labeler - Kinray (012574513)

 
Kinray

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