More About Magnesium Carbonate
• This medication is a mineral supplement used to prevent and treat low amounts of magnesium in the blood.
• Magnesium is very important for the normal functioning of cells, nerves, muscles, bones, and the heart. Usually, a well-balanced diet provides normal blood levels of magnesium.
• As a food additive, often used to separate table salt granules, magnesium carbonate is known as E504, for which the only known side effect is that it may work as a laxative in high concentrations.