"Magnesium Citrate": application in medicine
The medicine "Magnesium Citrate" refers topharmacological group of antacids and adsorbents. Used to replenish the body with magnesium. The preparation is in the form of a powder for internal use and tablets.
Preparations "Magnesium citrate" allow replenishingthe lack of magnesium in the body, normalize the exchange processes. Magnesium is very important for vital activity and is found in all tissues. It is necessary for the normal functioning of cells, participates in many metabolic reactions, promotes the formation and consumption of energy. The drug reduces the excitability of neurons and inhibits neuromuscular transmission, participates in enzymatic reactions, acts as a calcium antagonist. The "Magnesium Citrate" is well absorbed and has excellent tolerance. For normal work, the human body needs 300 mg of magnesium per day.
Indications for use
Medication is prescribed with a general deficiency of magnesium, as well as with a lack of substance formed as a result of physical and mental loads, alcohol intake, laxatives.
Contraindications and side effects of the medicine "Magnesium Citrate"
It is forbidden to take medicine for hypermagnesia, hypersensitivity. In general, the medicine is well tolerated. However, sometimes the use of the drug in large quantities can lead to diarrhea.
"Magnesium citrate": price, method of application and dosage
The medicine needs to be taken inside. The daily amount of the drug is 0.3-0.45 g. At the time of consumption, 150 mg of the drug must be dissolved in 200 ml of water. At high loads, frequent intake of alcohol and laxatives, the dosage of the drug should be increased. The cost of the drug is up to 100 rubles.
Application in medicine
Preparations "Magnesium citrate" are used in medicinein two areas: for the treatment and prevention of diseases and for clinical diagnostic purposes. In the latter case, we are talking about the use of single high doses of medication (more than 10 g) as a safe and effective laxative. This allows you to prepare the intestine of the patient for colonography.The drug is used for prevention and treatmenturolithiasis, indemnification of hypomagnesemia and hypokalemia. In general, the tool "Magnesium Citrate" is used in medicine for more than half a century for the prevention of kidney stones, for research in obstetrics, with colds. In some cases, the medicine is used for the therapy of bronchial asthma, restless leg syndrome, and also for the normalization of mineral composition and bone density.
As a food additive, "Magnesium Citrate" is used inas a regulator of acidity. The substance is added to products made of chocolate and cocoa, nectars, fruit juices, jellies, marmalades, jams and other products. Means used in cooking, add to beer, pasta, meat semi-finished products, whey cheeses, canned fruits and vegetables.