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Epsom Salt by Safeway Inc

Medically reviewed on October 17, 2017

Dosage form: granule, for solution
Ingredients: MAGNESIUM SULFATE HEPTAHYDRATE 1g in 1g
Labeler: Safeway Inc
NDC Code: 21130-602

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Epsom Salt

Active ingredient

Magnesium sulfate USP (heptahydrate) 100%

Purpose

Saline laxative

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

Warnings

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • 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. Laxatives 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 health 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 liquie 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

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

EPSOM SALT
Magnesium Sulfate U.S.P.
(MgSO4 7H2O)

Tamper Evident Packaging:
Caution: this package has been sealed for your protection. Do not use if package is open, torn or mutilated.

For external use as a soaking aid for minor sprains and bruises.

CAUTION: If prompt relief is not obtained or there is evidence of infection, discontinue use and consult your physician. 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.

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

DISTRIBUTED BY: SAFEWAY, INC

P.O. BOX 99, PLEASANTON CA 94566-0009

1-888-SAFEWAY   www.safeway.com

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Saline Laxative for Relief of Occasional constipation

Soaking Aid for Minor Sprains and Bruises

Epsom Salt

Magnesium Sulfate U.S.P.

MgSO4  7H20

Saline Laxative

Soaking Aid

NET WT 4 lb (1.81 kg)

602.002/602AA

EPSOM SALT 
magnesium sulfate granule, for solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:21130-602
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:21130-602-43454 g in 1 POUCH
2NDC:21130-602-071814 g in 1 POUCH
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33411/12/2002
Labeler - Safeway Inc (009137209)
Registrant - Vi-Jon (790752542)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Vi-Jon790752542manufacture(21130-602)

 
Safeway Inc

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