Magnesium Oxide

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  • Dyspepsia
  • Magnesium Deficiency

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Uses of Magnesium Oxide

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Magnesium Oxide is used in the treatment of:

  • Dyspepsia

Magnesium Oxide is used in the prevention of:

  • Magnesium Deficiency

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Magnesium Oxide Brand Names

Magnesium Oxide Drug Class

Magnesium Oxide is part of the drug class:

Magnesium Oxide Interactions

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:

  • CIPROFLOXACIN/MAGNESIUM OXIDE
  • DOXYCYCLINE/MAGNESIUM OXIDE
  • ENOXACIN/MAGNESIUM OXIDE
  • ITRACONAZOLE/MAGNESIUM OXIDE
  • KETOCONAZOLE/MAGNESIUM OXIDE
  • LEVOFLOXACIN/MAGNESIUM OXIDE
  • LOMEFLOXACIN/MAGNESIUM OXIDE
  • MAGNESIUM OXIDE/MINOCYCLINE
  • MAGNESIUM OXIDE/TETRACYCLINE
  • MAGNESIUM OXIDE/ZALCITABINE (DIDEOXYCYTIDINE,ddC)

This is not a complete list of Magnesium Oxidedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Magnesium Oxide and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Magnesium Oxide falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.

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There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Magnesium Oxide should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.

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No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Magnesium Oxide should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Magnesium Oxide Dosage

Take magnesium oxide exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Magnesium Oxide dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Magnesium Oxide is available in the following doses:

  • Citric Acid/mg Oxide/na Picosulfate 12 G-3.5 G-10 Mg Oral Powder For Reconstitution
  • Magnesium Oxide 140 Mg Oral Capsule
  • Magnesium Oxide 200 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Magnesium Oxide 250 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Magnesium Oxide 400 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Magnesium Oxide 420 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Magnesium Oxide 500 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Magnesium Oxide 600 Mg Oral Capsule
  • Magnesium Oxide Base 500 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Magnesium Oxide Compounding Powder
  • Multivitamin With Minerals Magnesium Oxide And Pyridoxine Oral Tablet
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Forms of Medication

Magnesium Oxide is available in the following forms:

  • Extended Release Tablet
  • Oral Capsule
  • Oral Solution
  • Oral Suspension
  • Oral Tablet