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Slow-Mag oral tablets contain 64 mg of magnsium. Slow-Mag is the only magnesium supplement that provides a magnesium chloride formulation for maximum absorption by the body. Slow-Mag provides an enteric-coating to avoid the stomach upset and diarrhea commonly associated with oral magnesium supplements.
Ingredients include magnesium chloride hexahydrate, calcium carbonate, povidone, talc, magnesium stearate, cellulose acetate phthalate, diethyl phthalate, titanium dioxide, hydroxypropyl cellulose, FD&C Blue No. 2 Lake.
Magnesium is an essential mineral of a healthy diet. It may help to maintain the function of the heart, muscles and nervous system.
Magnesium can be depleted by strenous physical exertion (work or exercise), by illness (such as diabetes, hypertension, arrhythmias and other chronic conditions) or by certain medications (such as diuretics) taken to treat those conditions.
Magnesium is also vital for the role it plays in helping the body to properly utilize calcium and potassium.
Common food sources of magnesium: Nuts, seeds, fish, beans, green leafy vegetables, whole grain cereals, orange juice and chocolate.
An estimated 72% of Americans report an inadequate daily dietary intake of magnesium, according to a Gallup study.
|Amount Per Serving (2 tablets)||% Daily Value|
|Calcium 220 mg||22%|
|Magnesium 128 mg||32%|
|Chloride 373.2 mg||*|
|*Daily Value not established.|
Two 64 mg tablets contain 32% of the recommended daily allowance for magnesium.
As a dietary supplement, take 2 tablets daily or as directed by your physician.
Slow-Mag 64-mg tablets are round, white, film coated, with SLOW-MAG debossed on one side, supplied as:
|0025-4301-60||bottle of 60|
Store in a dry location at 59° to 86°F (15° to 30°C). Keep out of reach of children.
Important: Do not use if inner seal or protective band around cap is broken or missing.
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