Enema vs Magnesium Citrate

Enema
(OTC)
Magnesium Citrate
Enema is a laxative.
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.5
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Constipation
2.6
Concern level
1.8
Helpfulness
for Constipation
3.7
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
114,106 Discussions
36,340 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Constipation
Enema is approved for Constipation and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
Magnesium Citrate is approved for Constipation and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ene
Bloating
4
Bleeding
4
Tiredness
3
Candida
3
Stomach Pain
2
Dehydration
2
Headaches
2
Weight Loss
2
Weakness
2
Contractions
2
Mag
Headaches
3
Weight Loss
3
Migraines
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Weight Gain
2
Weakness
2
Dizziness
1
Sleep Disorders
1
Osteoporosis
1
Back Pain
1
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Enema
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Magnesium Citrate
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Bloating
Ene
Mag
4
0
Bleeding
Ene
Mag
4
0
Tiredness
Ene
Mag
3
0
Candida
Ene
Mag
3
0
Stomach Pain
Ene
Mag
2
0
Dehydration
Ene
Mag
2
0
Headaches
Ene
Mag
2
3
Weight Loss
Ene
Mag
2
3
Weakness
Ene
Mag
2
2
Contractions
Ene
Mag
2
0
Headaches
Mag
Ene
3
2
Weight Loss
Mag
Ene
3
2
Migraines
Mag
Ene
3
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Mag
Ene
2
0
Weight Gain
Mag
Ene
2
0
Weakness
Mag
Ene
2
2
Dizziness
Mag
Ene
1
0
Sleep Disorders
Mag
Ene
1
0
Osteoporosis
Mag
Ene
1
0
Back Pain
Mag
Ene
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Enema during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Enema and alcohol.
Method of use
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Dosages
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Enema: , 48-18 g/100mL, 7-19 g/118mL, 19-7 gram/118 mL
Bottle:
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Sodium Phosphate Monobasic/Sodium Phosphate Dibasic , Container Empty , Mineral Oil
Magnesium Citrate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Enema and Magnesium Citrate: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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