Magnesia carbonica or magnesium carbonate is predominantly used for the treatment of all types of nerve pain such as a toothache, facial neuralgia, right ocular globe pain, and painful dysmenorrhea. Magnesia carbonica can also be used to treat gastric hyperacidity and infant diarrhea due to lactose intolerance. Magnesia carbonica is useful in infants who have muscular laxity, a tendency to develop hernias and lactose intolerance. The Magnesia carbonica child or adult (it particularly affects women) has weak muscles, hypersensitivity to noise, touch and the cold. The most notable characteristic is a sharp, stabbing, shooting pain that runs along the nerve networks.
Indications of Magnesia Carbonica
Magnesia carbonica is a homeopathic remedy used for the natural treatment of
- Nausea during pregnancy
- Lactose intolerance
- Milk intolerance
- Head – Sticking pain in the side of the head on which he lies as if the hair was pulled; worse, mental exertion. Itching of scalp worse in damp weather. Pain above the margin of right orbit. Black motes before eyes.
- Ears – Diminished hearing. Deafness; comes suddenly and varies. Numbness of outer ear. Feeling of distention of middle ear. Subdued tinnitus.
- Face – Tearing pain in one side; worse, quiet; must move about. A toothache, especially during pregnancy; worse at night; worse, cold and quiet. Teeth feel too long. Ailments from cutting wisdom teeth. (CHEIRANTHUS.) Pain in malar bone, worse during rest, night. Swelling of malar bone with pulsating pain, worse exposure to cold wind.
- Mouth – Dry at night. Sour taste. Vesicular eruption; bloody saliva. Sticking pain in throat; hawking up fetid, pea-colored particles.
- Stomach – Desire for fruits, acids, and vegetables. Craving for meat.
- Abdomen – Rumbling, gurgling. Dragging towards the pelvis, contractive, pinching pain in the right iliac region.
- Stool – Preceded by griping, colicky pain. Bloody mucous stools, constipation after mental shock or severe nervous strain.
- Female – thick, dark, like pitch; mucous leucorrhoea. Menses flow only in sleep; more profuse at night (AMM. M.), or when lying down; cease when walking.
- Respiratory – Tickling cough, with SALTY, bloody expectoration. Constrictive pains in chest, with dyspnoea. Soreness in the chest during motion.
- Extremities – Tearing in shoulders as if dislocated. Right shoulder painful, cannot raise it. (SANG.) The whole body feels tired and painful, especially legs and feet. Swelling in the bend of the knee.
- Skin – Earthy, sallow and parchment-like; emaciation. Itching vesicles on hands and fingers. Nodosities under the skin. Sore; sensitive to cold.
- Fever – Chilly in the evening. Fever at night. Sour, greasy perspiration.
- Sleep – Unrefreshing; more tired on rising than on retiring.
The Dosage of Magnesia Carbonica
- Appetite: decreased
- Thirst: 2-3lt day
- Craving: spicy food items
- Aversion: bitter food items
- Bowel habits: once per day
- Bladder habits: 3-4 times per day
Side Effects of Magnesia Carbonica
The most common
- Nausea and vomiting
- Severe stomach ache
- epigastric pain
- a headache,
- fainting, fast or pounding heartbeats;
- confusion, hallucinations;
- Nausea and vomiting
- Severe stomach ache
- Severe diarrhea
- Mouth sores
- Vaginal thrush
- Skin rash
- A headache
- Abdominal or stomach pain
- increased or decreased appetite
- joint pain
- cold or flu-like symptoms
- increased cough
- mental depression
- muscle pain
Drug Interactions of Magnesia Carbonica
- Before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of – cellulose sodium phosphate, digoxin, sodium polystyrene sulfonate.
- Magnesium can bind with certain medications, preventing their full absorption. If you are taking a tetracycline-type medication (such as demeclocycline, doxycycline, minocycline, tetracycline), separate the time of the dose from the time of the magnesium supplement dose by at least 2 to 3 hours.
- If you are taking a bisphosphonate (for example, alendronate), a thyroid medication (for example, levothyroxine), or a quinolone-type antibiotic (e.g., ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin), ask your doctor or pharmacist about how long you should wait between doses and for help finding a dosing schedule that will work with all your medications.
- Check the labels on all your prescription and nonprescription/herbal products (e.g., antacids, laxatives, vitamins) because they may contain magnesium. Ask your pharmacist about using those products safely.