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Epsom Salt by Valu Merchandisers, Co.

Dosage form: granule, for solution
Labeler: Valu Merchandisers, Co.
NDC Code: 63941-602

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Epsom Salt

Active ingredient

Magnesium sulfate USP (heptahydrate) 100%


Saline Laxative


Uses for Laxative

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


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 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.

  • 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)

Epsom Salt

Magnesium Sulfate USP MgSO4  7H2O

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

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

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.  For less intensive sosk, use 1 or 2 cupfuls in a 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 phsician.  Keep out of reach of children.

Proudly Distributed By:

Valu Merchandisers, Co.

5000 Kansas Ave

Kansas City, KS 66106

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Best Choice

Epsom Salt

Magnesium Sulfate U.S.P.

MgS04 7H20

  • Saline Laxative For relief of Occasional Constipation
  • Soaking Aid For Minor Sprains and Bruises

NET WT. 4 LB. (1.81 kg)


magnesium sulfate granule, for solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:63941-602
Route of AdministrationORAL, TOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:63941-602-43454 g in 1 POUCH
2NDC:63941-602-071814 g in 1 POUCH
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33410/15/2014
Labeler - Valu Merchandisers, Co. (868703513)
Registrant - Vi-Jon (790752542)

Valu Merchandisers, Co.

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Medically reviewed on Oct 13, 2017

Further information

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