Boots Epsom Salts B.P. - 200g

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Product description

Boots Epsom Salts B.P. are taken to relieve occasional constipation.

How to Use

Always read the instructions before use.

Powder for oral use.

Adults and children over 12 years: Take 1g to 4g dissolved in a glass of warm water, once daily.

A level 5ml spoon holds about 5g.

When dissolved in water use within 24 hours.

Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist for more than 5 days.

Do not give to children under 12 years.

Hazards and Cautions

Do not use in cases of intestinal blockage.

Consult your doctor before use if you are taking tetracyclines, digoxin, vitamins or iron supplements.

Do not use if you are pregnant or breast-feeding unless on the advice of your doctor.

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before use if you have kidney problems or you have been ill or you are elderly.

Tell your doctor you are taking Epsom Salts if you are going to be given an anaesthetic.

Prolonged use should be avoided as it may cause alkalosis (too much alkali in body fluids) and increased magnesium in the body. Medical advice should be sought in the event of an overdose.

If laxatives are required daily or if you have persistent abdominal pain or change of bowel habits, consult your doctor.

Reporting of side effects:

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this label. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.

Do not store above 25°C

Once opened use within one month.

Age Restriction

You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.


  • This is a medicine; Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist.
  • Seek advice before using if you are breast feeding, pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or suffer from allergies.
  • Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.

Suitable For

Adults and children over 12 years.


This product contains the active ingredient Magnesium Sulphate 100%.

Always read the label.

Patient information leaflet

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Boots Epsom Salts B.P. - 200g


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£1.99 or 199 points

200 G £1.00 per 100G


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Boots Epsom Salts B.P. for the relief of occasional constipation. Powder for oral use. This product contains the active ingredient Magnesium Sulphate 100%. See details below, always read the label.

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