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Published: 9/2014

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 Tablets 250mg "KENEI"
 Active ingredient:
Magnesium oxide
 Dosage form:
white tablet, diameter: 8mm, thickness: 4.1mm
 Print on wrapping:
酸化マグネシウム錠250mg「ケンエー」, KE01, 250mg

Effects of this medicine

This medicine has antacid effect to neutralize 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 the symptoms in gastric/duodenal ulcer, gastritis, upper gastrointestinal dysfunction, and for treating 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.) to any medicines.
    If you have renal disorder, 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 500 to 1,000 mg of the active ingredient in several divided doses a day.
    Constipation : In general, for adults, take 2,000 mg of the active ingredient in 3 divided doses a day before or after meals, or once before bedtime.
    Prevention of urolithiasis : In general, for adults, take 200 to 600 mg of the active ingredient a day with plenty of water.
    In any case, the dosage may be adjusted according to your age and symptoms. This medicine contains 250 mg of the active ingredient in a tablet. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. 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

  • Avoid drinking a large amount of milk and taking calcium supplements while taking this medicine, because it may cause hypercalcemia.

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, dry mouth, decreased blood pressure [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.