Magnesium Citrate Side Effects

Magnesium Citrate E345 Side Effects

Magnesium Citrate, E345, CAS# 7779-25-1, is a organic compound manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as White or slight yellow powder. Magnesium Citrate E345 is widely used as food acidulants in many food products. Though Magnesium Citrate E345 is considered safe, some are convinced it has potentially dangerous health effects.
Magnesium Citrate Side Effects

General Side Effects

Magnesium Citrate E345 is generally consider safe.

Suggested Dosage


GRAS Affirmation:

Generally recognized as safe (GRAS) is an American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) designation that a chemical or substance added to food is considered safe by experts, and so is exempted from the usual Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) food additive tolerance requirements.Magnesium Citrate is considered safe.


Special Populations Precaution

There is a lot of concern about diet and nutrition for these population, like Newborns, children, pregnant, sensitive to Magnesium Citrate populations. Better consult to your doctor if you would like to intake PMagnesium Citrate.

Related Research

1. Gastroenterology: Acute mucosal injury of esophagus and stomach induced by sodium picosulfate/magnesium citrate for bowel preparation. [J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014 Aug] Author: Suh JP, Choi YS, Lee SH.

2. A comparison of oral sulfate solution with sodium picosulfate: magnesium citrate in split doses as bowel preparation for colonoscopy. [Gastrointest Endosc. 2014 Jul 12] Author: Rex DK, DiPalma JA, McGowan J, Cleveland MV.

3. Randomized controlled trial comparing efficacy and acceptability of split- and standard-dose sodium picosulfate plus magnesium citrate for bowel cleansing prior to colonoscopy. [Endoscopy. 2014 Aug] Author: Manes G, Repici A, Hassan C; MAGIC-P study group.

4. Effect of potassium magnesium citrate and vitamin B-6 prophylaxis for recurrent and multiple calcium oxalate and phosphate urolithiasis. [Korean J Urol. 2014 Jun] Author: Reddy SV, Shaik AB, Bokkisam S.

5. A single or split dose picosulphate/magnesium citrate before colonoscopy: comparison regarding tolerance and efficacy with polyethylene glycol. A randomized trial. [J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2014 Jun] Author: Kojecky V, Dolina J, Kianicka B, Misurec M, Varga M, Latta J, Vaculin V.