Complete waste of money!
I bought the Swisse Magnesium tablets for leg cramps, the cramps don't seem to have lessened but I have had adverse reactions to them as the tablets are making me feel very lethargic and I want to sleep all day. The tablets do NOT assist my energy production as claimed! ...
I also have Diabetes 2 and have medication that keeps it under control.
I am not going to take these tablets anymore. The remaining Swisse Magnesium tablets are going to be flushed down the toilet. Complete waste of money!
So gritty I felt like I'd been to the beach
I've never come across a product designed for ingestion with such poor quality as this. When prepared, the glass bottom is covered with sand-like grit which didn't dissolve. The grit gets in your teeth and you feel like you've had sand kicked in your face. Should it be like this? It doesn't feel like it should as all other powdered preparations I've had have never had this.
Worst magnesium I have ever purchased
I wish I had read the other reviews prior to purchasing this product. According to the container it is " a premium quality powder formula"? This powder does not dissolve and leaves a heavy sand-like sediment in the bottom of the glass. You end up with a mouthful of grit, very unpleasant feeling. I contacted Swiss but have not heard back yet. Maybe it is a bad batch ? This product is so bad/misleading that I think the customers should get a refund.
Swisse Magnesium tablets too big to easily swallow.
If broken in half, there is a very rough edge which could damage the throat.
I will buy a different brand in future.
Worst magnesium I’ve ever purchased
I have tried many brands of magnesium powder in the past, however Swisse Magnesium powder is by far the worst I have ever had. It does not dissolve in water at all and leaves a heavy sand-like sediment at the bottom of the glass that’s impossible to drink. Very disappointed with this product.
Is this powder really meant to be taken orally?
This powder does not dissolve, even in hot water.
Most of it remains at the bottom of the cup and is like ingesting glass or sand.
I would like a comment from the suppliers.
Have been taking swisse ultiboost for 4 weeks and from 3 week started feeling weakness in my muscles something I never had before I felt lethargic I now realise it'sthe tablets that are making me sick I also have underective thyroid but with medication had no problem. Helps with pain but makes you weak and sick .I don't recommend this product should take off market.
Swisse Magnesium + Ultraboost
The mixture produced is indeed very grainy. It's also fizzy and tastes unpleasant. It is totally unacceptable. Shall I return it and get my money back? I always have confidence in Australian products but might change my mind now.
Product is grainy doesn't mix well. Directions say mix 2 teaspoons in water etc once mixed you are left with about 2 teaspoons of grains in the bottom of the glass. I have felt no benefits from this product, I do get benefits from BioCeuticals Magnesium powder. Also a rip-off a large container 180 grams you expect it to be reasonably full nope only 1/4 full. Will never buy Swisse products again.
Misleading information on the label
I completely agree with the review posted by annie13. Magnesium citrate is better used as a laxative! It is not ideal for muscle function support. I think the labeling of this needs to be changed as it is misleading. This made me very nauseous. I did not feel better on Swisse.
Size Of The Magnesium Tablet Is Enormous, More For A Horse Than A Normal Human Being.
I will never ever buy Swisse Magnesium Tablets again. Thy are so huge, even when breaking them in halve, they get stuck in my throat. Absolutely horrible. I bought Blooms Magnesium capsules and they are far superior to the Swisse brand.
This definately works, love this product!
I recently turned 40 and decided that I'd be healthier, adjust diet, work out more etc
And added the swisse magnesium vitamin supplement as well, as I had read that magnesium helps with muscle recovery, stress, assist with general well being and bones etc and I can definately say that this product is wonderful and works, I have had more energy, and taking this supplement helps with my pms symptoms too!
Careful, this 180gm container of 11 cm x 8cm diameter you find only 4 cm of magnesium powder.
This is misleading packaging, Swisse,
Will never purchase any of your products again!
I took magnesium tablets some years ago, they worked but I stopped taking them because of concern about kidney stones.
Some months ago I started to have bad panic attacks, felt I could not breath, they were horrible, scary.Started taking Swisse magnesium half a tablet a day I am so thankful they work.
Not working. (One star for clean bowels)
My partner bought this, and as my practitioner magnesium ran out I thought I would take this.....!
But this product has not improved or alleviated muscle cramps or muscle soreness, nervous tension at all....certainly not in comparison to my previous product.
Then I research magnesium citrate today, it is basically for bowel, intestinal function.....defecation....helping to move the poo through ones tract by drawing water into the system to get things moving, used prior to bowel surgery and/or colonoscopy.....it is for treating constipation!!!!?
No wonder I have had to rush to public toilets on occasion when out.....because I do not have any problems with constipation at all. I was taking just one tablet a day not the 2 or 3 or 4 (as recommended for cardiovascular support !)
I am also menopausal, taking a calcium and some other vitamins and minerals but with the laxative action of this M. Citrate, those other tablets may be rendered useless because they are being passed straight through.
It would appear that M.citrate is more bioavailable than other magnesiums, and there may be a slight difference whether one takes a liquid or tablet form.
Because I was not experiencing any improvement, I wondered about the coating on the tablet so I broke them in half and there was a tear in the coating across the break line.... So how 'plastic' is the coating.....and was that preventing digestion.....well , still no change in muscle health and happiness, more slick in the bowel department (and now I know why)
Thank goodness i did not take 4 a day.
The remaining Swisse Magnesium Citrate are going in the bin
I did not 'feel better on Swisse'
No advertised relief