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I took a 500 mg magnesium oxide supplement this morning at

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I took a 500 mg magnesium oxide supplement this morning at breakfast and a little later I took 2 TBSP of Milk of Magnesia for constipation. Is this too much magnesium? Do I Overdose myself? I'm 6'2" and 220lbs so I know I'm bigger and can tolerate but I'm really worried that I overdosed.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 11 months ago.

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No this is still within daily dose limit --upto 1000 mg in a day can be safe and still will not cause any problem.

You will ofcourse notice soft bm or diarrhea.

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