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TopCare Epsom Salt
  • Description

    • A soaking aid for minor sprains and bruises
    • A saline laxative for the short-term relief of constipation

    (from TopCare)

  • Nutrition
    Drug Facts
    Active ingredient 0nullPurpose Magnesium sulfate USP (epsom salt)Internal use0nullSaline laxativeExternal use0nullSoaking solutionnull

     relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)

     generally produces bowel movement in 1/2 to 6 hours
     relieves pain from minor sprains and bruises
    Warnings  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
    As a Laxative
     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

    As a soaking solution
     you have redness, irritation, swelling, or infection occurs
     hot, or warm soaks should not be used by individuals with diabetes except with the advice of a physician.

    If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
    Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, seek professional assistance or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) immediately.
    Ask a doctor before use if you have
     kidney disease
     do not exceed more than 2 doses per day; if necessary repeat dosage in 4 hours

    For lntemal use

    As a laxative:

     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 dissolved in afull glass (8oz) of water

    Not recommended for children under 6 years of age
    For external use
    As a soaking solution:
    Adults dissolve 1/2 cup in a quart of water, and apply wet, with towel, etc.
    As a bathing solution:
    2 cups added to the bath water for a refreshing bath after strenuous exertion.
    Other information dissolve well before use

TopCare Epsom Salt