Epsom Salt (Magnesium sulfate)

Epsom Salt (Magnesium sulfate)

Active ingredient

Magnesium sulfate USP 100%

Purpose: Saline laxative


  • relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
  • generally, produces bowel movement in 1/2 to 6 hours


Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • kidney disease
  • a magnesium restricted diet
  • stomach pain, nausea or vomiting
  • noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts more than 2 weeks

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are presently taking a prescription drug.

When using this product, do not use more than directed

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • you have rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement after use. This may indicate a serious condition.
  • you need to use a laxative for more than 1 week

If pregnancy or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) right away.


  • do not exceed more than 2 doses per day; if necessary, repeat dosage in 4 hours
  • adults and children 12 years and older: 2-4 level teaspoons dissolved in a full glass (8oz) of water 
  • children 6 to 11 years: 1-2 level teaspoons in a full glass (8oz) of water
  • Not recommended for children under 6 years of age.

Inactive Ingredients


Other information

  • each teaspoon contains: magnesium 495 mg

Questions or comments?

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