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Medicine Overview of Alkamax MB6 Syrup

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Uses of Magnesium Citrate

Magnesium Citrate is used in constipation.
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Side effects of Magnesium Citrate

Common

Dehydration.

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How to use Magnesium Citrate

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use.

How Alkamax MB6 Syrup works

Magnesium citrate works by drawing water into the intestine through osmosis, which makes the stool soft and easier to pass.
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Uses of Potassium Citrate

Potassium Citrate is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.
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Side effects of Potassium Citrate

Common

Paralysis, Abdominal pain, Allergic reaction, Diarrhoea, Nausea, Vomiting.

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How to use Potassium Citrate

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use.

How Alkamax MB6 Syrup works

Potassium citrate provides essential nutrients.
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Uses of Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.
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Side effects of Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)

Common

Burning sensation, Tightness sensation, Headache, Nausea, Sleepiness, Stomach upset, Pricking sensation, Tingling sensation.

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How to use Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use.

How Alkamax MB6 Syrup works

Vitamin b6 (pyridoxine) provides essential nutrients.

In Depth Information on Alkamax MB6 Syrup

Expert advice for Magnesium Citrate

  • Avoid taking a Magnesium Citrate for more than 1 week, unless prescribed by the doctor, as it leads to dependency on the laxative action to produce a bowel movement. 
  • Together with Magnesium Citrate, fiber rich diet containing whole grain bread and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.
  • A Magnesium Citrate should preferably be taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.
  • Notify your doctor if you are on a low-sugar diet because the Magnesium Citrate contains sugars.
  • Take Magnesium Citrate after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
Warnings
Special precautions for Alkamax MB6 Syrup
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alkamax MB6 Syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Alkamax MB6 Syrup is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

If mother is taking Alkamax MB6 Syrup observe the baby for diarrhea and check the blood potassium concentrations periodically.
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Driving
SAFE
Alkamax MB6 Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Alkamax
MB6 Syrup in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Alkamax
MB6 Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Alkamax MB6 Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Magnesium Citrate

Q. Is magnesium citrate the same as magnesium?
Magnesium citrate is a salt of magnesium
Q. Is magnesium citrate good for leg cramps and diverticulitis?
That can be used to treat constipation, leg cramps and diverticulitis
Q. How often can I take magnesium citrate for constipation?
Please consult your doctor for the dose and duration required
Q. Is magnesium citrate safe for adults and toddlers?
Magnesium citrate is safe for adults and toddlers if used as recommended. However, its safety is not evaluated in children below 2 years. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor
Q. Is magnesium citrate habit forming?
Magnesium citrate can be habit forming if you depend on them regularly for bowel evacuation
Q. Can I take magnesium citrate with Miralax (polyethylene glycol 3350) or metoprolol?
Magnesium can be taken with Miralax (polyethylene glycol 3350) or metoprolol. Please consult your doctor before use
Q. Does magnesium citrate cause nausea, weight loss, gas, softened stool, bloating?
Magnesium citrate may cause nausea, gas, softened stool, bloating. Magnesium citrate may cause temporary weight loss due to diarrhea.
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