You will need
  • - powder of magnesium sulfate;
  • - a glass;
  • - warm water;
  • - a teaspoon for stirring.
As a laxative and cleansers you can use magnesium sulfate only occasionally, as with regular admission comes quickly develop addiction, dehydration, hypermagnesemia, nausea, vomiting, severe drop in blood pressure, bradycardia up to cardiac arrest, anxiety, respiratory failure.
As with any drug, magnesium sulfate can not be used without a doctor's prescription. Except as indications are contraindicated, and only a specialist can assess the potential benefits and harm from the medication. Contraindications include bowel obstruction, the presence of large stones in the liver or gall bladder, hypersensitivity, reduced blood pressure, severe disease of the bronchi and lungs, sores and inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. In some cases the drug is administered during pregnancy if there is a threat of miscarriage, premature birth, preeclampsia, tachycardia, but only under the direct supervision of a physician in a hospital environment.
The usual dose for intake is: for adults 15-40 ml, for children 1 gram for one year of life. Children up to three years of preparation is not appointed.
To prepare a solution, you need to carefully dissolve the required quantity of powder of magnesium sulfate in 150-200 ml of warm water and taken on an empty stomach. Your doctor may recommend taking the drug at night before bedtime. Adopted on an empty stomach, the drug begins to act after 20-30 minutes. The effect lasts for 5-8 hours depending on the individual characteristics of the organism and the dose of Lekarstva. When taken in the evening before bed the action comes after 5-8 hours. If you take the drug after a fatty meal, the effect may not occur at all or will come much later than this.
Children administered magnesium sulfate in convulsions, constipation, before clinical examinations of the gastrointestinal tract.
Before the drug can be side effects: nausea, vomiting, flatulence, colicky abdominal pain. In case of overdose you should immediately call an ambulance for carrying out the forced removal of magnesium sulfate from the body.