Milk of Magnesia Concentrate

Milk of Magnesia Concentrate

Milk of Magnesia Concentrate

Active ingredient (in each 10 mL)

  • Magnesium hydroxide 2400 mg

Purpose

  • Saline laxative

Uses

As an Antacid

  • heartburn
  • upset/sour stomach
  • acid indigestion

As a Laxative

  • relieves occasional constipation (irregularity) This product usually produces bowel movement in ½ to 6 hours.

Warnings

Do not use if

  • you have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • kidney disease
  • a magnesium-restricted diet
  • stomach pain, nausea, or vomiting
  • a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts over 14 days

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use If you are

  • taking a prescription drug. This product may interact with certain prescription drugs.

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • you have rectal bleeding or no bowel movement after using this product. These could be signs of a serious condition.
  • you need to use a laxative for more than 1 week

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions

As an Antacid

  • do not exceed the maximum recommended daily dose of 20 mL in a 24-hour period
  • shake well before use
  • can be taken with water
  • mL = milliliter

adults and children 12 years of age and over

  • 5 mL (1 teaspoonful)

children under 12 years of age

  • ask a doctor

As a Laxative

  • do not exceed the maximum recommended daily dose in a 24-hour period
  • shake well before use
  • dose may be taken once a day preferably at bedtime, in divided doses, or as directed by a doctor. Drink a full glass (8 oz) of liquid with each dose.
  • mL = milliliter

adults and children 12 years and older

  • 15 mL to 30 mL

children under 12 years

  • ask a doctor

Other information

Each teaspoonful (5 mL) contains: magnesium 1000 mg

Sodium Content: 19 mg/10 mL

Store at room temperature, 20° – 25°C (68° – 77°F). Avoid freezing.

Milk of Magnesia Concentrate (white suspension, lemon flavored) is supplied in the following oral dosage form:

NDC 0121-0940-10: 10 mL unit dose cup, in a tray of ten cups.

Inactive ingredients

Glycerin, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, lemon oil, methylparaben, propylene glycol, propylparaben, purified water, sodium citrate dihydrate, sodium saccharin, sorbitol, and sucrose.

Questions or comments?

Call 1-800-845-8210

Reference

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