MAGNESIA SEID 2,4G
Symptomatic, temporary treatment of occasional constipation in adults and adolescents over 12 years of age.
What Magnesia Seid 2.4 g is and what it is used for
This medicinal product belongs to a group of medicines called laxatives.
It is indicated for the symptomatic, temporary treatment of occasional constipation in adults and adolescents over 12 years of age.
You must talk to a doctor if you do not feel better or if you feel worse after 5 days
Warnings and precautions
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Magnesia Seid.
Take particular care if you have kidney disease, even if it is not severe, or liver or heart disease. Special monitoring is also required in cases of dehydration, in the elderly or if there is swelling of the feet or lower legs.
You should consult your doctor if you have any symptoms suggestive of bleeding, such as black stools or coffee ground vomiting.
See your doctor as soon as possible if you have any symptoms such as abdominal pain of unknown origin, cramps, swollen or painful belly, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.
Children and adolescents
Do not administer to children under 12 years of age.
Other medicines and Magnesia Seid
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines.
Concomitant administration of Magnesia Seid with other medicines may alter the absorption or action of other medicines used in the treatment of:
Separate doses of Magnesia Seid from doses of other medicines by 2 to 3 hours.
Interference with diagnostic tests
If you are due to have a diagnostic test (blood test, urine test, etc.), tell your doctor or pharmacist that you are taking Magnesia Seid, as it may alter the results.
Do not take this medicine for 24 hours before having a test for gastric acid secretion, serum concentrations of gastrin (a hormone that regulates stomach acid secretion), serum concentrations of potassium or serum and urine pH determination.
Magnesia Seid with food and drink
Take in the mornings, on an empty stomach.
Pregnancy and lactation
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
Driving and using machines
This medicine has not been reported to have any effect on the ability to drive vehicles or handle machinery.
What you need to know before you take Magnesia Seid 2.4 g
Do not take Magnesia Seid:
If you have
How to take Magnesia Seid 2.4 g
Always take this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor or pharmacist have told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
The recommended dose for adults and children over 12 years of age is one sachet every 24 hours, taken in the morning on an empty stomach.
Empty the powder in the sachet into half a glass of water and stir before drinking it.
Always use the lowest effective dose.
You must contact a doctor if you do not improve or your symptoms persist after 5 days of continuous treatment.
If you take more Seid Magnesia than you should
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist immediately or call the Toxicological Information Service on: +34 91 5620420, specifying the medicine and amount ingested.
The possible symptoms of overdose are diarrhoea and, more rarely, hypermagnesaemia, with visual disturbances and heart rhythm and neurological disorders.
If you forget to take Magnesia Seid
Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Adverse effects of magnesium hydroxide are generally mild and transient.
Metabolism and nutrition disorders
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Spanish Pharmacovigilance System website: https//www.notificaRAM.es By reporting side effects, you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
How to store Magnesia Seid 2.4 g
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
This medicine does not require any special storage conditions.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the container after EXP. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Place any containers and medicines you no longer use in the SIGRE point of the pharmacy. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.
Contents of the pack and other information
What Magnesia Seid 2.4 g contains
What the product looks like and contents of the pack
Magnesia Seid is supplied as a powder for oral suspension, in single-dose sachets.
Each carton contains 14 or 200 sachets with 2.6 g each.
Marketing authorisation holder and manufacturer
Carretera de Sabadell a Granollers, km. 15. 08185 – Lliçà de Vall (Barcelona)
This leaflet was last revised in:
Detailed and updated information on this medicine can be found on the website of the Spanish Agency for Medicines and Medical Devices (AEMPS)