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Magnesium Hydroxide

Magnesium Hydroxide

100 INR/Kilograms

Product Details:

  • Storage Room Temperature
  • Loss on Drying NMT 2.0 %
  • EINECS No 215-170-3
  • Ph Level 8.7 to 12.5
  • Molecular Weight 58.33 Grams (g)
  • Shelf Life 1-5 Years
  • Heavy Metal (%) NMT 30 PPM
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Magnesium Hydroxide Price And Quantity

  • 25 Kilograms
  • 100.00 - 120.00 INR/Kilograms
  • 100 INR/Kilograms

Magnesium Hydroxide Product Specifications

  • 99.2
  • Pharmaceutical Intermediates
  • 350
  • 1-5 Years
  • NMT 30 PPM
  • 58.33 Grams (g)
  • 1309-42-8
  • 215-170-3
  • Powder
  • 8.7 to 12.5
  • Magnesia 50H
  • Magnesium hydroxide is used as a laxative to relieve occasional constipation. Magnesium hydroxide is also used as an antacid to relieve indigestion, sour stomach, and heartburn.
  • Room Temperature
  • NMT 2.0 %
  • 28161010
  • Odorless
  • 90% passing through 325 mesh
  • Magnesium hydroxide
  • H2MgO2
  • decomposes
  • White to Almost White powder
  • No Smell
  • H2MgO2
  • Medicine Grade
  • soluble in water

Magnesium Hydroxide Trade Information

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Product Description

Magnesium hydroxide is a chemical compound with the formula Mg(OH)2. It is an inorganic compound that occurs naturally as the mineral brucite. It is also commonly known as milk of magnesia, which is a suspension of the compound in water.

Magnesium hydroxide is a white solid that is insoluble in water, but it can react with acids to form salts. It is commonly used as an antacid to neutralize stomach acid and relieve indigestion and heartburn. It is also used as a laxative to treat constipation, as well as in various industrial applications, such as as a flame retardant in plastics and as a stabilizer in PVC.

Magnesium hydroxide is generally considered safe for human consumption and is listed as an approved food additive by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). However, excessive intake of this chemical compound can lead to diarrhea and other digestive problems.

Magnesium Hydroxide Properties:

  • CAS No.: 1309-42-8
  • Formula: H2MgO2
  • Molecular Weight: 58.33
  • Synonyms: Magnesia 50H;Magnesium dihydroxide;Magnesium(II) hydroxide
  • EINECS: 215-170-3
  • Density: 2.36 g/cm3
  • Melting Point: 350 degree centigrade (lit.)
  • Solubility: 0.9 mg/100 mL (18 degree centigrade) in water
  • Appearance: odorless white powder
  • Risk Codes: 36/37/38

How Does It Work:

Magnesium hydroxide belongs to a class of medications called saline laxatives. Water is retained with the stool as a result of its action. Additionally, it softens the stool, allowing it to pass more easily.

Applications. Or Where It Is Used:

Laxatives, such as magnesium hydroxide, are used to relieve constipation. It can also be used to relieve indigestion, stomach aches, and heartburn.

Manufacturing Process:

  • Magnesium hydroxide can now be prepared using the following methods:
  • Salts are decomposed thermally into oxides and their subsequent hydration.
  • It is precipitated with alkali directly from magnesium salt solutions.

How To Use:

To swallow a chewable tablet, you must chew it first. This medicine should be taken with a full glass of water (8 ounces). The laxative properties of magnesium hydroxide should lead to bowel movements within 30 to 6 hours after taking it.

Side Effects:

Side effects of magnesium hydroxide are:
  • Abdominal cramping
  • Low blood pressure (Hypotension)
  • Muscle weakness
  • Diarrhea
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • Respiratory depression

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. What is magnesium hydroxide used for?

Ans: It is commonly used as an antacid to treat indigestion and heartburn, as well as a laxative to relieve constipation. It is also used in various industrial applications.

2. Is magnesium hydroxide safe?

Ans: It is generally considered safe for human consumption and is listed as an approved food additive by the US FDA. However, excessive intake of magnesium hydroxide can lead to diarrhea and other digestive problems.

3. How does magnesium hydroxide work?

Ans: It works by neutralizing stomach acid, which can help alleviate symptoms of indigestion and heartburn. It also helps to increase the water content of the stool, making it easier to pass.

4. Can magnesium hydroxide be taken with other medications?

Ans: It can interact with certain medications, so it is important to talk to a doctor or pharmacist before taking it with other medications.

5. How should magnesium hydroxide be taken?

Ans: It is typically taken orally as a liquid or tablet. It is important to follow the dosage instructions provided by a doctor or pharmacist.

6. What are the side effects of magnesium hydroxide?

Ans: The most common side effect is diarrhea. Other possible side effects include nausea, vomiting, and stomach cramps.
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