Magnesium carbonate

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Magnesium carbonate
Adult Indications & Dosage
Pediatric Indications & Dosage
Contraindications
Warnings & Precautions
Adverse Reactions
Drug Interactions
Use in Specific Populations
Administration & Monitoring
Overdosage
Pharmacology
Clinical Studies
How Supplied
Images
Patient Counseling Information
Precautions with Alcohol
Brand Names
Look-Alike Names

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Overview

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Adult Indications and Dosage

FDA-Labeled Indications and Dosage (Adult)

Indigestion
  • For the temporary relief of upset stomach or sour stomach, and acid indigestion.
  • Dosing Information
  • The dose of magnesium hydroxide liquid as an antacid is 400 to 1200 milligrams orally up to 4 times daily.
  • For the treatment of indigestion, the dose of magnesium oxide tablets is 800 milligrams (482.6 mg elemental magnesium) orally daily with food.

Off-Label Use and Dosage (Adult)

Guideline-Supported Use

  • There is limited information regarding Off-Label Guideline-Supported Use of Magnesium carbonate in adult patients.

Non–Guideline-Supported Use

  • There is limited information regarding Off-Label Non–Guideline-Supported Use of Magnesium carbonate in adult patients.

Pediatric Indications and Dosage

FDA-Labeled Indications and Dosage (Pediatric)

  • There is limited information regarding FDA-Labeled Use of Magnesium carbonate in pediatric patients.

Off-Label Use and Dosage (Pediatric)

Guideline-Supported Use

  • There is limited information regarding Off-Label Guideline-Supported Use of Magnesium carbonate in pediatric patients.

Non–Guideline-Supported Use

  • There is limited information regarding Off-Label Non–Guideline-Supported Use of Magnesium carbonate in pediatric patients.

Contraindications

Warnings

  • Do not use if you have kidney desease.
  • Do not take more than the maximum recommended daily dose (Adults 8 tsps. - children 4 tsps.), or use the maximum dosage of this product for more than 2 weeks, except under the advice and supervision of a doctor.
  • May have laxative effect.
  • If you are taking prescription drugs. Antacids may interact with certain prescription drugs.
  • In the case of accidental overdose, seek professional assistance or contact a Poison Control center immediately.

Adverse Reactions

Clinical Trials Experience

  • There is limited information regarding Clinical Trial Experience of Magnesium carbonate in the drug label.

Postmarketing Experience

  • There is limited information regarding Postmarketing Experience of Magnesium carbonate in the drug label.

Drug Interactions

There is limited information regarding Magnesium carbonate Drug Interactions in the drug label.

Use in Specific Populations

Pregnancy

Pregnancy Category (FDA):

  • Pregnancy Category


Pregnancy Category (AUS):

  • Australian Drug Evaluation Committee (ADEC) Pregnancy Category
  • There is no Australian Drug Evaluation Committee (ADEC) guidance on usage of Magnesium carbonate in women who are pregnant.

Labor and Delivery

  • There is no FDA guidance on use of Magnesium carbonate during labor and delivery.

Nursing Mothers

  • There is no FDA guidance on the use of Magnesium carbonate with respect to nursing mothers.

Pediatric Use

  • There is no FDA guidance on the use of Magnesium carbonate with respect to pediatric patients.

Geriatic Use

  • There is no FDA guidance on the use of Magnesium carbonate with respect to geriatric patients.

Gender

  • There is no FDA guidance on the use of Magnesium carbonate with respect to specific gender populations.

Race

  • There is no FDA guidance on the use of Magnesium carbonate with respect to specific racial populations.

Renal Impairment

  • There is no FDA guidance on the use of Magnesium carbonate in patients with renal impairment.

Hepatic Impairment

  • There is no FDA guidance on the use of Magnesium carbonate in patients with hepatic impairment.

Females of Reproductive Potential and Males

  • There is no FDA guidance on the use of Magnesium carbonate in women of reproductive potentials and males.

Immunocompromised Patients

  • There is no FDA guidance one the use of Magnesium carbonate in patients who are immunocompromised.

Administration and Monitoring

Administration

  • Intravenous

Monitoring

  • There is limited information regarding Monitoring of Magnesium carbonate in the drug label.
  • Description

IV Compatibility

  • There is limited information regarding IV Compatibility of Magnesium carbonate in the drug label.

Overdosage

  • There is limited information regarding Chronic Overdose of Magnesium carbonate in the drug label.

Pharmacology

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Mechanism of Action

Structure

There is limited information regarding Magnesium carbonate Structure in the drug label.

Pharmacodynamics

  • There is limited information regarding Pharmacodynamics of Magnesium carbonate in the drug label.

Pharmacokinetics

  • There is limited information regarding Pharmacokinetics of Magnesium carbonate in the drug label.

Nonclinical Toxicology

  • There is limited information regarding Nonclinical Toxicology of Magnesium carbonate in the drug label.

Clinical Studies

  • There is limited information regarding Clinical Studies of Magnesium carbonate in the drug label.

How Supplied

There is limited information regarding Magnesium carbonate How Supplied in the drug label.

Storage

There is limited information regarding Magnesium carbonate Storage in the drug label.

Images

Drug Images

Package and Label Display Panel

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Patient Counseling Information

  • (Shake well before using)
  • Follow dosage below or as directed by a doctor.
  • Adults and children 12 yrs. and older: 2 tsps. every 3 to 4 hrs.
  • Children 6 to 12 yrs. of age: 1 tsp. every 3 to 4 hrs.
  • Children under 2 yrs. of age: consult a doctor before use.

Precautions with Alcohol

  • Alcohol-Magnesium carbonate interaction has not been established. Talk to your doctor about the effects of taking alcohol with this medication.

Brand Names

Look-Alike Drug Names

  • A® — B®[2]

Drug Shortage Status

Price

References

The contents of this FDA label are provided by the National Library of Medicine.

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  2. "http://www.ismp.org". 

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