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Epsom Salt by Wakefern Food Corp

Medically reviewed on October 16, 2017

Dosage form: granule, for solution
Ingredients: MAGNESIUM SULFATE HEPTAHYDRATE 1g in 1g
Labeler: Wakefern Food Corp
NDC Code: 41190-602

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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 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

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

Discover the relaxing spa like qualities of this product in your bath
For Minor Sprains and Bruises
Saline Laxative
For Relief of Occasional Constipation
For external use as a soaking aid for minor spraind and bruises.

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

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. For a less intensive soak, use 1 or 2 cupfuls in bath. Use warm water for best results.

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.

DISTRIBUTED BY: WAKEFERN FOOD CORP.

5000 RIVERSIDE DRIVE

KEASBEY, NJ 08832

Your complete satisfaction or your money back.  We welcome your questions and comments.  

Call: 1-800-ShopRite or

Contact us: www.shoprite.com

package label

ShopRite

epsom salt

Magnesium Sulfate U.S.P.

MgSO4  7H2O

Saline Laxative

SOAKING AID

For Minor Sprains and Bruises

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:41190-602
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:41190-602-071814 g in 1 POUCH
2NDC:41190-602-43454 g in 1 POUCH
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33405/01/2014
Labeler - Wakefern Food Corp (069722418)
Registrant - Vi-Jon (790752542)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Vi-Jon790752542manufacture(41190-602)

 
Wakefern Food Corp

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