Use As A Laxative

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jerry Says:


I take 90 to 120 mgs of morphine daily for pain control (30mg tablets). I have maintained this dose consistently (2+ Years). I've taken magnesium citrate as a laxative in the past-10 oz per dose (1.75 per fl oz) as needed. It usually does the job. Brand name is Citroma by Swan. Is a continued weekly or biweekly use of this product recommended? I would like to eliminate or reduce usage of other laxatives.



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Verwon Says:

Hello, Jerry! How are you? I'm sorry about the problem you're having.

Actually, there are specific warnings that state magnesium citrate is not safe for chronic, or long-term use. It's typical side effects, as listed by the FDA, may possibly include gas, diarrhea, stomach cramps and bloating.

If you need something for long-term use, it would be best to discuss it with your doctor or pharmacist to see what is safe for you to use.

Have you tried fiber supplements? I found them to help greatly, when I had opiate induced constipation.


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