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Magnesium citrate (1:1) (1 magnesium atom per citrate molecule), called below by the common but ambiguous name magnesium citrate (which can also mean magnesium citrate (3:2)), is a magnesium preparation in salt form with citric acid. It is a chemical agent used medicinally as a saline laxative and to completely empty the bowel prior to a major surgery or colonoscopy. It is available without a prescription, both as a generic and under the brand names Citromag and Citroma. It is also used in the pill form as a magnesiumdietary supplement. It contains 11.3% magnesium by weight. Compared to magnesium citrate (3:2), it is much more water soluble, less alkaline, and contains 29.9% less magnesium by weight. As a food additive, magnesium citrate is used to regulate acidity and is known as E number E345.
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Does magnesium citrate relax muscles?

  Answer   Anecdotal evidence - instead of taking the Donnatol the doctors have prescribed for Porphyria related pain, I drink magnesium citrate & it works. Donnatol

How does magnesium citrate work?

Magnesium citrate attracts water through the tissues in a process called osmosis. In the intestines, it attracts water into the intestines to induce defecation. It can be used

What are adverse reactions to magnesium citrate?

This is a commonly "prescribed" item to use in preparation for a colonoscopy. While the reaction I experienced may not be common, and it may not be fatal, it was sufficiently

Why does Magnesium Citrate Oral Solution need to be disposed of within 24 hours of opening bottle?

It is suggested you do this to avoid microbial contamination as it  attracts moisture from the air. Magnesium Citrate does not  decompose quickly. Under the proper condition

Why dispose Magnesium Citrate Oral Solution within 24 hours of opening the bottle?

It is suggested you do this to avoid microbial contamination as it  attracts moisture from the air. Magnesium Citrate does not  decompose quickly. Under the proper condition

What is the difference between magnesium and magnesium citrate?

Magnesium is the pure element, however it is not found in nature by itself, it always bonds with another element. So you have many forms of magnesium such as magnesium Asparta