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Generic name: magnesium oxide [mag-nee-see-um-ock-side] brand names: mag-ox 400, phillips’ cramp-free, uro-mag, maggel
classification of drugs: minerals and electrolytes

What is Uro-mag?

Magnesium is a natural mineral. Magnesium plays a vital role in various systems of the body, particularly the nerves and muscles.uro-mag can be used as an aid to maintain the level of magnesium in your body.

Uro-mag can also serve as an antacid treatment for constipation or as a laxative to help relieve some constipation.uro-mag can also be used for reasons not mentioned in this guideline.

Side effects of Uro-mag

See a doctor immediately. If you are experiencing warning signs of an allergic response, such as hives, difficulty breathing, or swelling of your lips, face, or tongue,

Uro-mag could cause severe adverse reactions. Stop taking uro-mag and contact your doctor immediately. If you suffer from:

  • Bleeding in the rectal area;
  • Vomit or bloody vomit that looks similar to coffee grounds
  • Bloody or tarry stools
  • There was no stool movement following the use of uro-mag for laxatives.

Common uro-mag side effects could include:

  • Diarrhea;
  • Upset stomach.

This isn't a complete list of possible side effects, and other effects may also be present. Consult your physician for advice regarding medical adverse effects. You can report any symptoms to the fda at 1-800-fda-1088.


Before you start taking uro-mag, inform your doctor of any medical issues or allergies, as well as all the medications you're taking. Inform your physician of your pregnancy or nursing status. In some instances, there is a chance that you won't be allowed to take this medication or that it will require an adjustment to your dose or additional precautions.

Before you take this drug

Uro-mag is not a good choice if you have an allergy to it.

Speak with a physician or pharmacist about whether it is safe to use uro-mag in case you suffer from other medical issues, particularly:

  • Kidney disease;
  • Coronary disease;
  • Nausea, vomiting;
  • An obstruction within your intestines.
  • Low levels of calcium in your blood.
  • A sudden change in the bowel habits that lasts for a period of 2 weeks or more

It isn't clear if uro-mag could affect a baby who is not yet born. Talk to your doctor prior to taking this medication if you are expecting

It isn't known if magnesium oxide is absorbed into breast milk or whether it affects breastfeeding babies. You should consult a doctor prior to taking this medication if you are breastfeeding.don't give the medication to children without medical guidance.uro-mag should never be given to children younger than six years old.

How to take Uro-mag?

Take exactly as indicated on the label or as directed by your physician. Avoid using in larger quantities, in smaller amounts, or for longer than is recommended.consume this medicine along with drinking a cup of fluid.

If you're using this medicine as an aid in laxatives, it could be beneficial to take it before bedtime.uro-mag is a medicine that can be taken alongside food if it causes upset in your stomach.

Contact your physician if your symptoms persist after seven days of treatment or if they become more it in a cool, dry place free of heat and moisture.

What happens if i miss the dose?

Since uro-mag may be required and you might not have a schedule for dosing, if you're following a routine, you should take the dose missed immediately after you recall. Avoid your missed dosage if you are nearing the time for the next dose. Don't take any extra medication to make up for the missed dose.

What happens if i overdose?

Get medical attention in an emergency or contact the poison help line toll-free at 1-800-222-1222.

The symptoms of an overdose could include vomiting, nausea, weakening, breathing issues, slow reflexes, a faint pulse, extreme tiredness, and feeling lightheaded or dizzy.

What should be avoided?

Uro-mag can make it difficult for the body to absorb other medications that you consume by mouth. Do not take other medications for two hours prior to or two hours after you have taken this medicine. It is possible that you will need to wait at least 4 hours before taking your other medications after taking this medication. Consult your physician about how to best plan your medication.

Interaction with other drugs

Talk to a pharmacist or doctor to determine if it's safe to take uro-mag when you are taking any of these medications:

  • An antibiotic;
  • A diuretic "water pill";
  • Penicillamine;
  • One of them is warfarin, coumadin, jantoven,
  • Medicine to treat osteoporosis or paget's disease—alendronate, ibandronate, risedronate, fosamax, boniva, actonel, and others.

This list isn't exhaustive. Other medications can react with magnesium oxide, such as prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal remedies. There are many possible interactions that are not mentioned in this medication guide.