Epsom Salt

Epsom Salt

Drug Labeling and Warnings

Drug Details


EPSOM SALT- magnesium sulfate granule, for solution 
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Epsom Salt

Active ingredient

Magnesium sulfate USP ( Heptahydrate) 100%


Saline laxative


  • for relief of occasional constipation (irregularity)
  • this product generally produces bowel movement in 1/2 to 6 hours


Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • kidney disease
  • a magnesium-restricted diet
  • abdominal pail, nausea or vomiting
  • noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks
  • already used a laxative for a period longer than 1 week.

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

taking any other drug. Take this product 2 or more hours before or after other drugs. Laxatives may affect how other drugs work.

Stop use and ask a doctor

you have rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement after use. these could be signs of a serious condition.

If pregnant or breast-feeding

ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


  • do not exceed recommended daily dosage
  • drink a full glass (8 ounces) of liquie with each dose
  • may be taken as a single daily dose or in divided doses
  • dissolve the dose in 8 ounces of water. Lemon juice may be added to improve the taste

adults and children 12 years and over - 2 to 6 level teaspoons (10 to 30 grams) daily

children 6 to under 12 years - 1 to 2 level teaspoons (5 to 10 grams) daily

children under 6 years - consult a doctor

Other information

Other information

  • magnesium content 495 mg per teaspoon (5 grams)

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Caution: this package has been sealed for your protection. Do not use if package is open, torn or mutilated

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MgSO4 - 7H2O

For external use as a soaking aid for minor sprains and bruises.

Directions: Dissolve 2 cupfuls of this product per gallon of water. Apply with bandages or towelling for 30 minutes up to three times a day, or use as a soak or in bath. Use warm water for best results.

CAUTION: If prompt relief is not obtained or there is evidence of infection, discontinue use and consult your physician. Hot or warm soaks should not be used by individuals with diabetes except on the advice of a physician. Keep out of reach of children.

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MgSO4 - 7H2O

Saline Laxative

For relief of occasional constipation

Soaking Aid

For minor sprains and bruises

NET WT 4 LB (1.81 kg)


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magnesium sulfate granule, for solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC: 53943-602
Route of AdministrationORAL, TOPICAL
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
#Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
1NDC: 53943-602-071814 g in 1 POUCH; Type 0: Not a Combination Product12/02/2002
2NDC: 53943-602-43454 g in 1 POUCH; Type 0: Not a Combination Product12/02/2002
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33412/02/2002
Labeler - Discount Drug Mart (047741335)
Registrant - Vi-Jon (790752542)
NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations

Revised: 1/2020
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