Can taking Milk of Magnesia daily be harmful?
I was told by my doctor to use it daily to prevent the constipation i encounter. I asked if i could use it daily without any problems and he said (quote) "yes you can use it for a year and stop or use it the rest of your life".
If taking it daily, you should also take a multi-vitamin, or just a potassium pill, or eat a banana. This is because the bowel movement associated with Milk of Magnesia removes much of the potassium in your body. So you need to replace the potassium as often as you take the Magnesia.
Absolutely. Taking to many, even a couple every day can cause your intestine to rupture and cause internal bleeding. This is very painful. If you are taking it for dieting reasons, don't! Seriously. But, if you have been constipated, try Milk of Magnesia or visit the doctor for a remedy to soothe you.
Incontinence usually refers to the inability to restrain discharges of urine. Milk of Magnesia definitely does not have any ingredient to help with that. You will need to see your doctor for a prescription medication for incontinence. If you are referring to incontinence in terms of being unable to restrain evacuation of feces - Milk of Magnesia will not help with that either. Milk of Magnesia contains magnesium hydroxide, which is meant to help with…