The laxative effect of magnesium appears to come through two different mechanisms. Magnesium relaxes the muscles in the intestines which help to establish a smoother rhythm. Magnesium also attracts water; this increased amount of water in the colon serves to soften the stool, helping to make stools easier to pass.
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For Digestive Aid Suspensions
Magnesium Hydroxide Pastes and Gels
Our line of magnesium hydroxide gels and pastes is available worldwide and provides the consistent quality required for pharmaceutical use. Magnesium hydroxide can be used as a digestive aid active (milk of magnesia).
Magnesium Hydroxide Resuspendible Powder
5200 is a medium-density product specifically designed for rehydration from the powdered form to produce laxative suspensions.
For Digestive Aid Tablets
Magnesium Hydroxide Powders
Our line of magnesium hydroxide powders are used in wet granulation and direct compression tableting and suspension applications. A wide range of magnesium powders is available. They vary in density and particle size distribution.
DC Simethicone Powder
DC SIM 100 is a directly compressible simethicone powder for antacid and anti-gas tablets.