Slow Release Magnesium - 30

PACKAGE INSERT
Slow Release Magnesium

Slow Release Magnesium has not been evaluated by the Medicine Control Council. Slow Release Magnesium is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

SCHEDULING STATUS
To be allocated by Council upon registration.

PROPRIETARY NAME (and dosage form)
Slow Release Magnesium- (hard gelatine capsules)
COMPOSITION:Each daily dosage contains:
Active ingredients:
Magnesium Chelate 450mg

Inactive ingredients:
Magnesium Stearate 8 mg
Talc 8 mg
Aerosil 4 mg

PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
D 34.7 Minerals, Complementary Medicine: Health Supplement.

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
Pharmacodynamic and Pharmacokinetic properties
Magnesium is a chemical element that is important for normal bone structure. It also plays an essential role in more than 300 cellular reactions. Extracellular magnesium is critical to both maintaining nerve and muscle electrical potentials and transmitting impulses across neuromuscular junctions.

Magnesium Chelate
Absorption: Magnesium requires both parathyroid hormone and vitamin D for absorption. Magnesium is absorbed throughout the gastrointestinal tract.
Distribution: The body contains about 25 grams of magnesium, which is divided in roughly equal portions between the skeleton and soft tissue.
Excretion: Magnesium excretion is primarily via the kidneys and averages only 3% to 5% of the filtered load.

INDICATIONS:
Slow Release Magnesium is a mineral supplement that contributes to normal muscle function, metabolism, cell division, psychological function, nervous system and reduces tiredness and fatigue.

CONTRAINDICATIONS:
Slow Release Magnesium is contraindicated in:
Known hypersensitivity to magnesium.
Children under 12 years of age.

WARNINGS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Patients taking a Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) long-term, especially over a year, have been linked to an increased risk of hypomagnesemia.Patients taking amphotericin, pentamidine and tacrolimus can decrease magnesium levels.

PREGNANCY AND LACTATION:
Magnesium is safe for pregnant and breast-feeding women when used in doses below the tolerable upper intake level (UL) of 350 mg daily. Consult with your healthcare professional before taking Slow Release Magnesium. Higher doses can cause diarrhoea.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Take 1 capsule in the morning before breakfast or as prescribed by a healthcare practitioner. Do not exceed the recommended dosage.

CHILDREN
Use not recommended.

SIDE EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Gastrointestinal disorders:
Less frequent: Gastrointestinal or abdominal discomfort, diarrhoea and nausea.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVER DOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF TREATMENT:
Treatment is symptomatic and supportive. There is no specific antidote.

IDENTIFICATION:
Light scarlet capsule that contains white powder.

PRESENTATION:
The capsules are packed into white bottles containing 30 capsules. The cap is an induction seal.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Store below 25 ˚C, in a dry, dark place. Keep in original packaging.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

REGISTRATION NUMBER:
To be allocated by Council upon registration.

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS FOR THE HOLDER OF THE CERTIFICATE OF
REGISTRATION
California Pharmaceuticals (Pty) Ltd, 179 Edison Crescent, Hennopspark X7, Centurion, 0157
www.cntlabs.co.za

DATE OF PUBLICATION:
Will be allocated by Council upon registration

Company Reg No: 2002/023566/07

Comments

Company MAXXmarketing GmbH

DISCLAIMER:

All CNT Labs supplements are suitable for individuals 18 years and older, unless otherwise stated on the product. Should not be used by pregnant / lactating women without firstly consulting a healthcare practitioner. Individuals suffering from a medical condition or taking any prescription or over-the counter medication should consult their healthcare practitioner before using these products. Discontinue if you experience any adverse reaction. Products have not been evaluated by SAHPRA and do not intend to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any form of illness or disease and should not replace any medication.

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