Magnesium carbonate


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Antacid.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult : PO Up to 500 mg/day.
Dosage Details
Oral
Antacid
Adult: Up to 500 mg daily.
Contraindications
Renal failure.
Special Precautions
Risk of hypermagnesaemia in patients with renal impairment. Caution in bowel obstruction; myasthenia gravis.
Adverse Reactions
Diarrhoea, an effect that is dose-dependent. GI irritation, hypermagnesaemia, paralytic ileus.
Drug Interactions
May decrease the absorption of tetracyclines and bisphosphonates. Doses should be separated by 2-3 hr when administered with these or other drugs.
Action
Description: Magnesium carbonate is an antacid. It works to neutralise stomach acidity by reacting with hydrochloric acid to form soluble magnesium chloride and carbon dioxide.
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