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    the Vitamin Shoppe Magnesium Citrate 200 MG (300 Tablets)

    • Form: Tablets

    • Strength: 200 MG

    • Serving Size: 1 TABLET

    • Number Of Servings: 300 Servings

    • Price Per Serving:  ($0.06 / serving)

    • Product Weight: 21 OZ

    • Allergens: Corn Free, Dairy Free, Fish Free, Gluten Free, Salt Free, Soy Free, Starch Free, Sugar Free, Tree Nut Free, Wheat Free, Yeast Free

    • Specialty Diets: Gluten Free

    About this product

    What is Magnesium Citrate?


    Magnesium is an essential mineral and cofactor required for hundreds of chemical reactions in the body. Magnesium is a required cofactor for an estimated 300 enzymes in the body. These reactions include those that involve cellular energy production, DNA synthesis, nerve impulse conduction and muscle function. Magnesium Citrate is more easily digested and better absorbed than other forms of magnesium. Magnesium can support energy production, muscle relaxation, glucose metabolism and regulation of calcium balance. support.


    Why Choose Vitamin Shoppe Magnesium Citrate?


    • Available in 100 or 300 tablets
    • Free of gluten, corn, dairy, wheat, sugar and soy

    Want a different size or form? Our Magnesium Citrate is also available in these forms and sizes:


    • Magnesium Citrate Complex 160 mg – 300 Capsules
    • Magnesium Citrate Complex 160 mg – 100 Capsules

    Product Label

      • Energy Production
      • Muscle Relaxation

      A source of magnesium 100% from citrate, a form highly utilized by the body. Two tablets provide 100% of the Daily Value. In addition to support muscles, magnesium is important for the functioning of the nervous system and heart.

    Directions
    As a dietary supplement, take one (1) tablet up to twice daily, preferably with meals.

    Warning
    Consult your healthcare provider prior to use if you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medication or have any medical conditions. Keep out of reach of children.

  • Does not contain
    Gluten, Citrus, Sugar, Salt, Starch, Nut, Yeast, Dairy, Artificial Colors or Flavors., Soy, Corn, Fish, Animal Derivatives, Wheat, Preservatives

  • Brand Information
    At the Vitamin Shoppe we are committed to meeting the highest of standards within the dietary supplement industry. our house brand supplements are regularly tested and formulated with quality and integrity that exceeds customer expectations with everyday low prices.

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    Magnesium Citrate Supplement Facts

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    Supplement Facts

    Serving Size 1 TABLET

    Servings Per Container 300

      Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
    Magnesium - (As Magnesium Citrate) 200 Mg 50%

    *Daily value not established

    Other Ingredients:

    Stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, magnesium stearate, aqueous coating(purified water, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, titanium dioxide, polyethylene glycol)

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    4.8

    (based on 20 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (18)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

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      (1)

    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy on stomach (9)
    • Effective (9)
    • Simple to take (8)
    • Quality (7)
    • Easy to swallow (6)

    Cons

    No Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily use (9)
    • Older people (5)
    • Women (5)
    • Men (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Health conscious (9), Medical professional (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Comment on other review titled Warning""

    That warning or sticker is only in the state of California. The laws are different there and it's basically just saying that if you're pregnant to consult with a doctor because supplements such as...Read complete review

    That warning or sticker is only in the state of California. The laws are different there and it's basically just saying that if you're pregnant to consult with a doctor because supplements such as herbs may cause birth defects, etc. So that sticker/warning is on all the supplements geared towards pregnant women. I've noticed that many people misinterpret the sticker and think that it means magnesium or any other supplement is harmful for everyone. Magnesium is an essential mineral, it should be safe if one takes it as directed.

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    (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    EXCELLENT TO HELP REDUCE MIGRAINS & CRAMPS

    By Fibro warrior

    from Indiana

    About Me First Time User

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy on Stomach
    • Easy To Swallow
    • Effective
    • Simple To Take
    • Tastes Good

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Men
      • Older People
      • Women

      Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Magnesium Citrate 200 MG - 300 Tablets:

      This is one of the most important part of my regimen, helps reduce/control migraines. I had migraines lasting for weeks. Nothing else worked! It took 3-4 weeks for me to allow the vitamins, Minerals and herbs to enter my body but once it did--my life was back. I may get headache here or there (around menstral cycle) but nothing compared to the ongoing migraines that I has before taking this! highly recommend!

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Magnesium citrate works for me.

      By Xmas

      from Dublin,Ga

      About Me Health Conscious, Medical Professional

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Effective
      • Simple To Take

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Magnesium Citrate 200 MG - 300 Tablets:

        I use to subscribe to Dr.R.Blaylock's articles and read of Dr.Sinatra's platform regarding management of High Blood Pressure.It has been recom.that Magnesium citrate(for easier absorption) will help if one does not have other heart condition.I was prey pretension with an average BP of 126/88 so I started taking Mg.citrate .My BP has been since below 120/80.Now this is not an intended recom.since each person us different.I am merely stating what my experience with Mg.Dr.Sinatra has mentioned it will help regulate bowel movements which I did not know about until his recent articles but It has made a difference with as far as that us concerned.I buy Vitamin Shoppe. Brand because of its quality and pricing .The Vit.Shoppe in Macon where I purchase mine has freq.BOGO so I buy it cheaper .The Staff are friendly and very helpful as well.

        (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Magnesium is a must for each day

        By Deb -used to work at a health food store

        from Chicago, IL

        About Me Age 64, Health Conscious

        See all my reviews

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy on Stomach
        • Easy To Swallow
        • Effective
        • Simple To Take

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Men
          • Older People
          • Supplement A Meal
          • Women

          Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Magnesium Citrate 200 MG - 300 Tablets:

          I have used Vitamin Shoppe Magnesium for years - it is a must for me to keep me regular and keep my muscles from cramping (along with Calcium Citrate) Magnesium is so important - you will feel a life change

          (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Magnesium Citrate 200

          By Z

          from India

          About Me Health Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Magnesium Citrate 200 MG - 300 Tablets:

          Great help to the elderly.

          (10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Magnesium Citrate 200mg

          By nick1010

          from Reisterstown, MD

          Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Magnesium Citrate 200 MG - 300 Tablets:

          I take one tablet nightly to avoid leg cramps. When I forget to take it, I usually wake up with a knot in my calf. That's just my experience, but it works for me.

          (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          informative

          By johnnie

          from antlers ok

          About Me Health Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy on Stomach
          • Easy To Swallow
          • Effective
          • Has no taste
          • Simple To Take

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Safe And Effective

            Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Magnesium Citrate 200 MG - 300 Tablets:

            i use it to clear a stuffy nose from allergies rather than a drug with side effects

            (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            good for helping the body absorb calcium

            By me

            from rural wisconsin

            About Me Health Conscious

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy on Stomach
            • Effective

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Older People
              • Women

              Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Magnesium Citrate 200 MG - 300 Tablets:

              I take 1 tab 2 times daily with a meal. They help my body absorb more calcium in spite of long term medical steroid use.

              (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Leg and muscle cramps

              By jm111

              from Hartford, CT

              About Me Health Conscious

              Pros

              • Easy on Stomach
              • Effective
              • Simple To Take

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Men
                • Older People
                • Women

                Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Magnesium Citrate 200 MG - 300 Tablets:

                Great product and great quality from Vitamin Shoppe! Magnesium helps to lesson my muscle cramps and has helped me tremendously with my varicose vein cramping. Working construction, standing on my legs all day, at night when relaxing I would get very serious leg cramps. My Doctor recommended magnesium replacement. Also a I love lifting weights for exercise and have lifted for many years Magnesium is the first thing your muscles deplete from strenuous activity what a great way to replenish your bodies vascular system and muscles.

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Magnesium Citrate

                By Mom in Akron

                from Akron, OH

                About Me Health Conscious, Medical Professional

                Pros

                • Easy on Stomach

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Magnesium Citrate 200 MG - 300 Tablets:

                  Good magnesium supplement, helps balance & absorb calcium

                   
                  4.0

                  Effective for night cramps

                  By knocky

                  from Perth, Western Australia

                  About Me Health Conscious, Medical Professional

                  See all my reviews

                  Pros

                  • Easy on Stomach
                  • Easy To Swallow
                  • Effective
                  • Simple To Take
                  • Tastes Good

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Older People

                    Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Magnesium Citrate 200 MG - 300 Tablets:

                    1 or 2 p.m.

                    (15 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    MAGNESIUM RELIEVED MY HEADACHES!!!

                    By Annie

                    from Dania Beach, FL

                    About Me Health Conscious, Medical Professional

                    Pros

                    • Easy on Stomach
                    • Easy To Swallow
                    • Effective
                    • Simple To Take

                    Cons

                    • Polyethylene Glycol

                    Best Uses

                    • Women

                    Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Magnesium Citrate 200 MG - 300 Tablets:

                    I had 24 hour headaches every day that ranged from mild to severe I subsequently learned these were "tension:" headaches. After neurological consults, MRI's, CAT scans, acupuncture, migraine medication, etc etc and much money spent, I did not have relief of my pain, I read that magnesium is helpful for tension and I started taking magnesium citrate; within a week the headaches I had for ten years were gone. I now only occasionally have headaches when under stress but much much less. I take magnesium every day without fail and like the Vitamin Shoppe brand. I don't know about the polyethylene glycol but I haven't had any bad effects from that.

                    (12 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Heart/Brain/Regularity 3 for 3!

                    By cjinca

                    from Los Angeles, CA

                    Pros

                    • Easy on Stomach
                    • Easy To Swallow
                    • Effective
                    • Simple To Take

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use

                      Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Magnesium Citrate 200 MG - 300 Tablets:

                      My husband and I have been take 400mg, 2X daily for a few years, now. I love the heart/brain benefits and along with Vit. C, we are REGULAR for the first time in years!
                      FYI, the post referring to polyethylene glycol ingredient scared me initially, however, it's ethylene glycol that is toxic, used to make anit-freeze, not PEG. So for now, I'll continue taking this product.

                      (18 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Eliminated Heart Palpitations (PVCs)

                      By A Vitamin Shoppe Customer

                      from Undisclosed

                      Pros

                      • Convenience
                      • price
                      • Quality
                      • Satisfaction
                      • value

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Magnesium Citrate 200 MG - 300 Tablets:

                          Taking 1 tablet per day, half in the morning, half in the evening, completely eliminated my heart palpitations (benign PVCs) within 1 week. I am a 26 year old male in good health, but had been experiencing them on/off for 5 years. If you are suffering from this incredibly irritating condition as well, I highly recommend trying this form of magnesium.

                          (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          doctor recommended citrate

                          By Mary C

                          from Undisclosed

                          Pros

                          • Convenience
                          • price
                          • Quality
                          • Satisfaction
                          • value

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Magnesium Citrate 200 MG - 300 Tablets:

                              I was having leg cramps and my doctor recommended magnesium citrate. For me ,it has helped a lot.She said this works better than just magnesium.actually she said the plain mag that you buy over the counter will not help anything. I found that vitamin shoppe is best priced and I use other vitamin shoppe products to get the best price and quanity

                              (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              My muscle function ...

                              By Linda B

                              from Undisclosed

                              Pros

                              • Quality
                              • Satisfaction

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Magnesium Citrate 200 MG - 300 Tablets:

                                  My muscle function improved when I switched from Mag. oxide to Mag. Citrate.

                                  >> A Vitamin Shoppe Customer commented on this review on 2012-01-10
                                  your body does not absorb mag oxide but this is the form the mag that the medical society uses to test it's effectiveness.... as usual trying to claim that poisonous medications are the best way to go....

                                  (16 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  works better than the oxide form

                                  By ken m

                                  from Undisclosed

                                  Pros

                                  • Quality

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Magnesium Citrate 200 MG - 300 Tablets:

                                      You can feel the difference when you take this at night for sleep. 400mg and I sleep like a baby. The oxide form does nothing except mess with my gut.

                                      (12 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      It's Working for my TMJ

                                      By A Vitamin Shoppe Customer

                                      from Undisclosed

                                      Pros

                                      • Convenience
                                      • price
                                      • Quality
                                      • Satisfaction
                                      • value

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Magnesium Citrate 200 MG - 300 Tablets:

                                          I have TMJ very bad and I read that taking Magnesium Citrate would help and I am amazed that my TMJ is about 75 percent better after only taking this for 3 days. If you have doubts do a search on the internet regarding TMJ and is vitamin too see others who have had success with this. I only wish my doctor would have told me about this sooner.

                                          (26 of 27 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          5.0

                                          Comment on other review titled Warning""

                                          By Rosa C

                                          from Undisclosed

                                          Pros

                                          • Convenience
                                          • price
                                          • Quality
                                          • Satisfaction
                                          • value

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                              Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Magnesium Citrate 200 MG - 300 Tablets:

                                              That warning or sticker is only in the state of California. The laws are different there and it's basically just saying that if you're pregnant to consult with a doctor because supplements such as herbs may cause birth defects, etc. So that sticker/warning is on all the supplements geared towards pregnant women. I've noticed that many people misinterpret the sticker and think that it means magnesium or any other supplement is harmful for everyone. Magnesium is an essential mineral, it should be safe if one takes it as directed.

                                              (23 of 23 customers found this review helpful)

                                               
                                              5.0

                                              Good Anxiolytic and Sleeping Aid in moderate dose.

                                              By John H

                                              from Undisclosed

                                              Pros

                                              • Satisfaction

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                  Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Magnesium Citrate 200 MG - 300 Tablets:

                                                  Hi. I purchased this product solely for the purpose of a sleeping aid. While I do not know the medical ramifications for foetal tissue or a woman's reproductive system, I'd generally recommend a dose of 200 to 400 mgs prior to going to bed for its somnulent affects. Also, if it is taken on a regular basis, the user will notice a healthy, overall decrease in anxiety. I guess, given the other review, the standard rule applies, before taking any vitamin, supplement, or herbal extract, first consult your physician.

                                                  (16 of 28 customers found this review helpful)

                                                   
                                                  1.0

                                                  WARNING

                                                  By Stephen M

                                                  from Undisclosed

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Quality

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                      Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Magnesium Citrate 200 MG - 300 Tablets:

                                                      Warning on product packing slip (not mentioned on website product info):

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                                                      I use this for restless leg syndrome.
                                                      Debra H on Jun 14, 2016
                                                      trying something new
                                                      T. F on Jun 13, 2016
                                                      Trying new brand
                                                      Dorothy O on Jun 13, 2016
                                                      Dr recommended I use this to help with migraines
                                                      Cheryl S on Jun 5, 2016
                                                      What is the difference between this and magnesium citrate liquid(commonly used before a colonoscopy)? thank you
                                                      A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Jul 25, 2014
                                                      Best Answer: Sorry, I do not know the answer.
                                                      Reply · Report · Thomas M on Jul 25, 2014
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                                                      Is this product easy to for the body to take in and does it work?
                                                      A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Feb 7, 2015
                                                      Best Answer: I take magnesium citrate for muscle and heart health. Citrate is better absorbed than oxide. I've been taking it for years. I don't know why you want to take it so I can't say if it works or not. If you don't have any health issues whereby you shouldn't be taking extra magnesium (talk with a nutritionist and/or doctor) then I'd consider it.
                                                      Reply · Report · Helen S on Feb 7, 2015
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                                                      DID THIS PRODUCT MAKE U FEEL LESS STRESSED?
                                                      A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Jan 26, 2015
                                                      Best Answer: Definitely. Also, will help you sleep more soundly if you take at bed time.
                                                      Reply · Report · Sharon V on Jan 27, 2015
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                                                      Whats the right amount of MG's required??
                                                      A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Apr 4, 2016
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                                                      What is the difference between magnesium citrate and magnesium malate?
                                                      Peter M on Apr 10, 2015
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                                                      Best Answer: Magnesium Citrate means, Magnesium is bound to citric acid (as naturally occurring in lemons).
                                                      Magnesium maleate means, Magnesium is bound to malic acid (Apfelsaeure) as naturally occurring in apples.
                                                      Both, Mag. Citrate and Mag maleate are easily, well absorbed when taken orally. Uptake of both is better than uptake of Magnesium oxide or Magnesium carbonate.
                                                      Reply · Report · Willibald K on May 28, 2015
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                                                      how big are the pills? easy to swallow?
                                                      Diane L on Jun 17, 2014
                                                      Best Answer: The pills are very large, but they do have some type of coating to help with swallowing. If you can't swallow large pills, I would not recommend them!
                                                      Reply · Report · Brenda J on Jun 25, 2014
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