Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Epsal
  2. Epsom Salt
  3. Rite Aid First Aid Epsom Salt

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Mag 2
  2. Magnesium-Rougier


Magnesium sulfate is used for short-term relief of constipation. It is also used as a soaking solution to relieve minor sprains, bruises, muscle aches or discomfort, joint stiffness or soreness, and tired feet. This medicine is a laxative and soaking solution.

This medicine is available without a prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder
  • Powder for Solution
  • Powder for Suspension
  • Crystal
  • Foam
  • Solution
  • Spray