What this Supplement is
Magnesium is an essential mineral in the body and plays a key role in many bodily functions, including support for nerve, muscle, and heart function.† Magnesium also supports healthy bones and teeth and helps convert food into cellular energy.† Nature Made® Extra Strength Magnesium can help people meet their individual magnesium requirements with one powerful, easy-to-swallow softgel.
What's in our Maximum Strength Magnesium 500 mg Softgels
Amount per Unit: Magnesium: 500 mg
- No Synthetic Dyes - Colors Derived from Natural Sources
- No Artificial Flavors
- No Preservatives
- Gluten Free
What dietary shortfalls does this product address?
Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body, with 50 to 60% stored in our bones, 1% found in our blood, and the remaining magnesium stored in cells and tissues.1 Most commonly identified as an electrolyte and touted for its role in maintaining mineral balance, magnesium plays a key role in many bodily functions.†
Where do we normally get this product from?
Two common food sources of magnesium include whole grains (e.g., brown rice, oat bran, whole wheat), dark green leafy vegetables, nuts and beans.
Who might need to take this product?
That's easy. If your diet is lacking in magnesium-rich foods, a magnesium supplement may be a good choice to ensure your magnesium needs are met. Some people need magnesium supplements due to certain medications or health conditions. Talk to your healthcare professional to determine if a magnesium supplement fits into your supplement regimen.
Suggested Use: Adults, take 1 softgel daily with water and a meal.
Given that no two people are alike, if you are taking any medications you should be aware that potential drug-nutrient interactions may occur and are encouraged to consult a healthcare professional before using this product. Combining certain prescription drugs and dietary supplements can lead to undesirable effects such as:
- Diminished drug effectiveness
- Reduced supplement effectiveness
- Impaired drug and/or supplement absorption
Do not exceed one softgel daily or take with other products that contain magnesium, unless recommended by your physician. Product may cause gastrointestinal disturbance, including diarrhea. Consult your physician before use if you have kidney disease or are taking medication. Use with caution when taking certain prescription drugs including antibiotics and osteoporosis medications (bisphosphonates).