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Epsom Salt Magnesium Sulfate by McKesson (Health Mart)

Medically reviewed on December 7, 2016

Dosage form: granule
Ingredients: MAGNESIUM SULFATE 1g in 1g
Labeler: McKesson (Health Mart)
NDC Code: 62011-0109

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Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Magnesium sulfate USP 100%

Purpose

 Saline laxative

Uses
  • relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
  • 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
  • stomach pain, nausea or vomiting
  • noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts more than 2 weeks

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

 presently taking a prescription drug.

When using this product
  • do not use more than directed

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • you have rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement after use. This may indicate a serious condition.
  • you need to use a laxative for more than 1 week

If pregnancy 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 (1-800-222-1222) immediately.

Directions
  • do not exceed more than 2 doses per day; if necessary repeat dosage in 4 hours
agedose
 adults and children 12  years and older 2-4 level teaspoons dissolved in a full glass (8oz) of water 
 children 6 to 11 years

1-2 level teaspoons in a full glass (8oz) of water


Not recommended for children under 6 years of age.

Other information
  • each teaspoon contains: magnesium 493 mg

Inactive Ingredients

none 

Questions or comments?

 1-800-525-2558

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epsom salt

multi-use product

most commonly used as an aid in soaking minor sprains & bruises

saline laxative for the short-term relief of constipation

soaking aid

LB (Kg)

Another Quality Product

Distributed by McKesson

One Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94104

www.healthmart.com/healthmartbrand

Package Label

Health Mart Epsom Salt

EPSOM SALT MAGNESIUM SULFATE 
magnesium sulfate granule
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:62011-0109
Route of AdministrationORAL, TOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
MAGNESIUM SULFATE (MAGNESIUM CATION) MAGNESIUM SULFATE1 g  in 1 g
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:62011-0109-1450 g in 1 POUCH
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33410/31/2016
Labeler - McKesson (Health Mart) (177667227)

 
McKesson (Health Mart)

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