This section is from the "A Handbook of Useful Drugs" book, by State Medical Examining and Licensing Boards.
A solution containing 10 per cent, of a mixture of neutral and acid magnesium citrate.
The materials for making 360 c.c. or 12 ounces of the preparation are placed in a strong bottle, potassium bicarbonate being added last, and the bottle properly corked.
Action and Uses: Solution of magnesium citrate is given as a laxative.
Dosage: The average dose is one bottle containing 360 c.c. or 12 ounces, often given in divided doses.