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Epsom Salt by Kroger Co.

Medically reviewed on June 8, 2017

Dosage form: granule, for solution
Ingredients: MAGNESIUM SULFATE HEPTAHYDRATE 1g in 1g
Labeler: Kroger Co.
NDC Code: 30142-602

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Epsom Salt

TEP Statement

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Caution: this package has been sealed for your protection.

Do not use if package is open, torn or mulitated

Active ingredient

Magnesium sulfate USP (heptahydrate) 100%

Purpose

Saline Laxative

Soaking aid

Use

Uses for Laxative

  • for relief of occasional constipation (irregularity)
  • for this product generally produces bowel movement in 1/2 to 6 hours

Uses for Soaking Aid

  • for minor sprains and bruises

Warnings

Caution: if prompt relief is not obtained or there is evidence of infection, discontinue use and consult your phyusician. Hot or warm soaks should not be used by individuals with diabetes except on the advice of a physician. Keep out of reach of children

Ask a doctor
  • kidney disease
  • a magnesium-restricted diet
  • abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting
  • noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks
  • already used a laxative for a period longer than 1 week

Ask a doctor or pharmacist

before use if you are taking any other drug. Take this product 2 or more hours before or after other drugs. Laxativs may affect how other drugs work.

Stop use and ask a doctor

if you have rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement after use. These could be signs of a serious condition.

If pregnant or breast-feeding

ask a help professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions

  • do not exceed recommended daily dosage
  • drink a full glass (8 ounces) of liquid with each dose
  • may be taken as a single daily dose or in divided doses
  • dissolve the dose in 8 ounces of water. Lemon juice may be added to improve the taste

adults and children 12 years and over - 2 to 6 level teaspoons (10 to 30 grams) daily

children 6 to under 12 years - 1 to 2 level teaspoons (5 to 10 grams) daily

children under 6 years - consult a doctor

DIRECTIONS: Dissolve 2 cupfuls of this product per gallon of water. Apply with bandages or toweling for 30 minutes up to three times a day or use as a soak or in bath. Use warm water for best results

Other information
  • magnesium content 495 mg per teaspoon (5 grams)

Questions

Questions or comments? 1-800-632-6900

Side panel claims

epsom salt

MAGNESIUM SULFATE U.S.P.

MgSO4  7H2O

Your Wellness Mentor

Adding Epsom salt to your bath will help relieve

the aches and pains of minor spains and bruises.

Let Epsom salt do the work while you relax in

the bathtub.

Kroger Brand Cares for Us Every Day

Restored and protected, that's how we help you

feel confident in caring for the most important

people in your life.  Kroger Brand products: here to

help you with what really matters.

Adverse Reactions Section

DISTRIBUTED BY THE KROGER CO.

CINCINATI, OHIO 45202

QUALITY GUARANTT

www.kroger.com

602.002/602AA

Package label

Cut along dotted line and press zipper to reseal.

Kroger

FROM OUR FAMILY

TO YOURS

epsom salt

MAGNESIUM SULFATE U.S.P.

MgSO4  7H2O

SALINE LAXATIVE

For Relief of Occasional

Constipation

SOAKING AID

For Minor Sprains and Bruises

NET WT 16 OZ

(1 LB) 453 g

EPSOM SALT 
magnesium sulfate granule, for solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:30142-602
Route of AdministrationORAL, TOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
MAGNESIUM SULFATE HEPTAHYDRATE (MAGNESIUM CATION) MAGNESIUM SULFATE HEPTAHYDRATE1 g  in 1 g
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:30142-602-43453 g in 1 POUCH
2NDC:30142-602-071814 g in 1 POUCH
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33410/21/1993
Labeler - Kroger Co. (006999528)
Registrant - Vi-Jon (790752542)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Vi-Jon790752542manufacture(30142-602)

 
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