Generic Name: Magne-B6 Brand Name(s): Generics only. No brands available.

Uses

What is Magne-B6 used for?

Magne-B6 (Magnesium Lactate) is commonly used for mounted magnesium deficiency accompanied by symptoms such as increased irritability, minor sleep disturbances, gastrointestinal cramps or heart palpitations, fatigue, pain and muscle spasms, prickle.

How should I take Magne-B6?

As indicated in the instructions for Magne B6, any dosage form of this drug is taken by mouth. Tablets are taken with meals with a glass of the sufficient amount of liquid.

How do I store Magne-B6?

Magne-B6 is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Magne-B6 in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Magne-B6 that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.

You should not flush Magne-B6 down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using Magne-B6?

Avoid eating foods that are high in fat. High-fat foods can make it harder for your body to absorb Magnesium Lactate (Magne-B6). Do not take any other vitamin or mineral supplements that contain magnesium unless your doctor has told you to.

Do not use Magne-B6 if:

  • Severe renal insufficiency (CC < 30 ml / min)
  • Phenylketonuria
  • Children up to age 6 years (Pill)
  • Children up to age 1 year (for a solution)
  • Fructose intolerance
  • A syndrome of impaired absorption of glucose or galactose
  • Lack of sucrase-isomaltase
  • Hypersensitivity to the drug

Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

There are no adequate studies in women for determining risk when using Magne-B6 during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking Magne-B6. Magne-B6 is pregnancy risk category C, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

FDA pregnancy risk category reference below:

  • A=No risk
  • B=No risk in some studies
  • C=There may be some risk
  • D=Positive evidence of risk
  • X=Contraindicated
  • N=Unknown

Side effects

What side effects can occur from Magne-B6?

The side effects could happen in the digestive system, including

  • Stomach ache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Flatulence
  • Constipation

Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Interactions

What drugs may interact with Magne-B6?

Magne-B6 may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.

Products may interact with Magne-B6 including:

  • Phosphates
  • Calcium supplementation

Does food or alcohol interact with Magne-B6?

Magne-B6 may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.

What health conditions may interact with Magne-B6?

Magne-B6 may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.

 

Dosage

The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Magne-B6.

What is the dose of Magne-B6 for an adult?

The recommended dose for adults is 6 to 8 tablets per day.

The daily dose is divided into 2-3 doses.

What is the dose of Magne-B6 for a child?

Children older than 6 years of age with a body weight more than 20 kg each appoint 4-6 tablets. As a rule, the daily dose is divided into 2-3 doses.

How is Magne-B6 available?

Magne-B6 is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:

  • Tablet, Film-Coated; Oral; Magnesium 48 mg; Vitamin B6 5 mg
  • Tablet, Film-Coated; Oral; Magnesium 100 mg; Vitamin B6 10 mg

What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?

In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of Magne-B6, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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Review Date: January 4, 2017 | Last Modified: January 4, 2017

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