EPSOM SALT- magnesium sulfate granule

Country: United States

Language: English

Source: NLM (National Library of Medicine)

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Active ingredient:

MAGNESIUM SULFATE, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: DE08037SAB) (MAGNESIUM CATION - UNII:T6V3LHY838)

Available from:

CVS PHARMACY, INC

Administration route:

ORAL

Prescription type:

OTC DRUG

Therapeutic indications:

 Saline laxative - relieves occasional constipation (irregularity) - generally produces bowel movement in 1/2 to 6 hours

Authorization status:

OTC monograph not final

Summary of Product characteristics

                                EPSOM SALT- MAGNESIUM SULFATE GRANULE
CVS PHARMACY, INC
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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) right away.
DIRECTIONS
do not exceed more than 2 doses per day; if necessary repeat dosage in
4 hours
age
dose
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 495 mg
INACTIVE INGREDIENTS
None
QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS?
For laxative or soak, call 1-877-753-3935 Monday- Friday 9AM-5PM EST
PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL
EPSOM SALTS
Magnesium Sulfate USP
Saline Laxative
For external use as a soaking solution
For minor sprains and bruises
Saline laxative helps relieve occasional constipation
NET WT OZ (LB) kg
TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF HEAT SEALED POUCH IS IMPROPERLY
SEALED.
Distributed by: CVS Pharmacy, Inc.
One CVS Drive, Woonsocket, RI 02895
PACKAGE LABEL
CVS HEALTH EPSOM SALT
EPSOM SALT
magnesium sulfate granule
PRODUCT INFORMATION
PRODUCT TYPE
HUMAN OTC DRUG
ITEM CODE (SOURCE)
NDC:51316-395
ROUTE OF ADMINISTRATION
ORAL, TOPICAL
ACTIVE INGREDIENT/ACTIVE
                                
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