Epsom Salt by CVS Pharmacy
Medically reviewed on October 13, 2017
Dosage form: granule, for solution
Ingredients: MAGNESIUM SULFATE HEPTAHYDRATE 1g in 1g
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 69842-602
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Magnesium sulfate USP ( Heptahydrate) 100%
- for relief of occasional constipation (irregularity)
- this product generally produces bowel movement in 1/2 to 6 hours
- 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
taking any other drug. Take this product 2 or more hours before or after other drugs. Laxatives may affect how other drugs work.
you have rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement after use. These could be signs of a serious condition.
ask a health professional before use.
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
- magnesium content 495 mg per teaspoon (5 grams)
Tamper Evident Packaging:
Caution: this package has been sealed for your protection. Do not use if package is open, torn or mutilated
Epsom Salt is a trusted remedy that is useful every season of the year.
Beat winter blues
Simply dissolve two cups of epsom salt in a warm bath to:
• Reduce stiffness and soreness
• Warm and comfort your muscle aches
A mineral spring spa
Springtime is your fresh start to working out, oftentimes leading to overexertion. Just dissolve two cups of epsom salt in warm bath water, settle in, and experience the relief and relaxation.
First aid summer salts
Dissolve two cups of epsom salt in two cups of hot water to make a compress.
Apply as a wet dressing with towel to:
• Provide soothing relief from over exertion from sports
• Warm and comfort your muscle aches
Relax into autumn
By dissolving two cups of epsom salt in a warm bath, you'll be able to:
• Soak away tiredness and soreness
• Help soothe away stress
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 a less intensive soak, 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 physician. Keep out of reach of children.
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magnesium sulfate granule, for solution
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