Magnesium Lactate

Name: Magnesium Lactate

Magnesium Lactate Dosage

Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

Magnesium lactate may be taken with food if it upsets your stomach or causes diarrhea.

Take the medicine at the same time each day.

Do not crush or chew an extended-release tablet. Swallow it whole. To make swallowing easier, you may break the tablet in half.

Magnesium lactate may be only part of a complete program of treatment that also includes a special diet. Follow the diet plan created for you by your doctor or nutrition counselor. Get familiar with the list of foods you should eat to make sure you get enough magnesium in your diet. This may include green leafy vegetables, peas, beans, nuts, and whole grain cereals.

The recommended dietary allowance of magnesium increases with age. Follow your healthcare provider's instructions. You may also consult the Office of Dietary Supplements of the National Institutes of Health, or the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Nutrient Database (formerly "Recommended Daily Allowances") listings for more information.

Use magnesium lactate regularly to get the most benefit. Get your prescription refilled before you run out of medicine completely.

Do not share this medicine with another person.

Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light. Keep the bottle tightly closed when not in use.

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

Overdose symptoms may include confusion, dizziness, extreme drowsiness, slow heart rate, muscle weakness, or loss of consciousness.

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

Forms of Medication

Magnesium Lactate is available in the following forms:

  • Extended Release Tablet

What is the most important information I should know about magnesium lactate?

Follow all directions on your medicine label and package. Ask a doctor or pharmacist if it is safe for you to take this medicine if you have other medical conditions.

How should I take magnesium lactate?

Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

Magnesium lactate may be taken with food if it upsets your stomach or causes diarrhea.

Take the medicine at the same time each day.

Do not crush or chew an extended-release tablet. Swallow it whole. To make swallowing easier, you may break the tablet in half.

Magnesium lactate may be only part of a complete program of treatment that also includes a special diet. Follow the diet plan created for you by your doctor or nutrition counselor. Get familiar with the list of foods you should eat to make sure you get enough magnesium in your diet. This may include green leafy vegetables, peas, beans, nuts, and whole grain cereals.

The recommended dietary allowance of magnesium increases with age. Follow your healthcare provider's instructions. You may also consult the Office of Dietary Supplements of the National Institutes of Health, or the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Nutrient Database (formerly "Recommended Daily Allowances") listings for more information.

Use magnesium lactate regularly to get the most benefit. Get your prescription refilled before you run out of medicine completely.

Do not share this medicine with another person.

Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light. Keep the bottle tightly closed when not in use.

What should I avoid while taking magnesium lactate?

Avoid eating foods that are high in fat. High-fat foods can make it harder for your body to absorb magnesium lactate.

Do not take any other vitamin or mineral supplements that contain magnesium unless your doctor has told you to.

Magnesium lactate dosing information

Usual Adult Dose for Dietary Supplement:

1 to 2 caplets every 12 hours with food

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