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    Magnesium Carbonate

    Information about Magnesium Carbonate

    Magnesium carbonate uses

    Magnesium Carbonate is used in the treatment of acidity, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.

    How magnesium carbonate works

    Magnesium carbonate is an inorganic salt that neutralizes the excess acid in the stomach.

    Common side effects of magnesium carbonate

    Diarrhoea

    Available Medicine for Magnesium Carbonate

    No medicine available

    Expert advice for Magnesium Carbonate

    • The Magnesium Carbonate should be used only for occasional relief from increased stomach acid. Do not take it for more than 2 weeks, unless otherwise prescribed by the doctor.
    • Avoid Magnesium Carbonate, if  you show signs of appendicitis or inflammed bowel (such as lower abdominal pain, cramping, bloating, nausea, vomiting). Please consult your doctor.
    • Do not take the Magnesium Carbonate at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with other medicines.


    Content on this page was last updated on 11 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)