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Revised: 5/2018

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
MAGNESIUM OXIDE POWDER "MARUISHI"
 Active ingredient:
Magnesium oxide
 Dosage form:
white powder or grain powder
 Print on wrapping:
(0.33g packet) 日本薬局方酸化マグネシウム 0.33g、MI-MG 033、(0.50g packet) 日本薬局方酸化マグネシウム 0.50g、MI-MG 050、(0.67g packet) 日本薬局方酸化マグネシウム 0.67g、MI-MG 067、(1.0g packet) 日本薬局方酸化マグネシウム 1.0g、MI-MG 100

Effects of this medicine

This medicine has antacid effect to suppress gastric acid. It also increases intestinal osmotic pressure to gather water from intestine wall, softens/expands intestinal content and gives dilative stimulation to the intestine, consequently promoting defecation.
It is usually used for antacid and improvement of symptoms in gastric/duodenal ulcer, gastritis, upper gastrointestinal dysfunction and for constipation and preventing calcium oxalate urolithiasis development.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) by any medicines.
    If you have renal impairment, cardiac dysfunction, diarrhea or hypermagnesemia.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • Gastric/duodenal ulcer, gastritis, upper gastrointestinal dysfunction: In general, for adults, take 0.5 to 1.0 g daily in several divided doses.
    Constipation: In general, for adults, take 2 g daily in three divided doses before or after meals, or once at bedtime.
    Prevention of calcium oxalate urolithiasis development: In general, for adults, take 0.2 to 0.6 g daily with ample water.
    In any case, the dosage may be adjusted according to age and symptoms of the patients. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, do not take the missed dose and follow your regular dosing schedule. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • This medicine may cause hypercalcemia due to increasing renal reabsorption of calcium. DO NOT drink large amounts of milk while taking this medicine.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include diarrhea. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • nausea/vomiting, decreased blood pressure, muscle weakness [hypermagnesemia]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.