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MILK OF MAGNESIA suspension
[Cardinal Health]


Category DEA Schedule Marketing Status
HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL unapproved drug other
NOTE:THIS DRUG HAS NOT BEEN FOUND BY FDA TO BE SAFE AND EFFECTIVE, AND THIS LABELING HAS NOT BEEN APPROVED BY FDA. For further information about unapproved drugs, click here.
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Active ingredient

A suspension of magnesium hydroxide. Each 5 ml (1 teaspoonful) contains: 400 mg of magnesium hydroxide and provides not less than 10 mEq/5 mL of acid-neutralizing capacity (ANC)

Purpose

Antacid, Saline Laxative

Keep Out of Reach of Children

Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, seek professional assistance or contact a Poison Control Center immediately. As with any drug, if you are pregnant or nursing a baby, seek the advice of a health professional before using this product.

Uses

For use as an Antacid:

For temporary relief of heartburn, upset stomach, sour stomach, and/or acid indigestion.

For use as a Laxative:

For relief of occasional constipation. This product generally produces bowel movement in 1/2 to 6 hours.

Warnings

For use as an Antacid:

The maximum recommended daily dosage of this product is 60 mL (12 teaspoonfuls). Do not take more than this dosage in a 24-hour period or use this dosage for more than 2 weeks unless directed by a physician. Do not use this product if you have kidney disease or if you are on a magnesium restricted diet unless directed by a physician. May have a laxative effect.

For use as a Laxative:

Do not use laxative products when abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting are present, or use longer than 1 week unless directed by a physician. If you have noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks, consult a physician before using a laxative. Rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement after use of a laxative may indicate a serious condition. Discontinue use and consult your physician. Do not use this product if you have kidney disease or if you are on a magnesium restricted diet unless directed by a physician.

DRUG INTERACTION PRECAUTION: Antacids may interact with certain prescription drugs. If you are presently taking a prescription drug, do not take this product without checking with your physician or other health professional.

Drug Interaction Precaution:

Antacids may interact with certain prescription drugs. If you are presently taking a prescription drug, do not take this product without checking with your physician or other health professional.

Directions

For use as an Antacid:

Adults and children 12 years of age and over - Oral dosage is 5 to 15 mL (1 to 3 teaspoonfuls) with a little water up to four times daily or as directed by a physician. Children under 12 years of age - Consult a physician. SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING.

For use as a Laxative:

Drink a full glass (8 oz) of liquid following each dose. Adults and children 12 years of age and over - Oral dosage is 30 to 60 mL (2 to 4 tablespoonfuls); Children 6 to under 12 years of age - Oral dosage is 15 to 30 mL (1 to 2 tablespoonfuls); Children 2 to under 6 years of age - Oral dosage is 5 to 15 mL (1 to 3 teaspoonfuls) or as directed by a physician. The dose may be taken as a single daily dose or in divided doses. Children under 2 years of age - Consult a physician. SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING.

Inactive ingredients

Flavoring, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, methylparaben, potassium citrate, propylene glycol, propylparaben, purified water, silicone defoamer, sodium saccharin, and sorbitol solution

How Supplied

Milk of Magnesia USP (white suspension, spearmint flavor) is supplied in the following oral dosage form: NDC 0121-0431-30 (unit dose cups of 30 mL, 10 x 10's).

Storage

Keep tightly closed. Store at Controlled Room Temperature, 20-25 C (68-77 F). PROTECT FROM FREEZING.

Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc.

Greenville, SC 29605

R05/02

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Milk of Magnesia USP

5 Unit Dose Cups

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MILK OF MAGNESIA 
milk of magnesia suspension
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUG LABELItem Code (Source)NDC:55154-9403(NDC:0121-0431)
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE (MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE) MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE2400 mg  in 30 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
HYPROMELLOSES 
METHYLPARABEN 
POTASSIUM CITRATE 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
PROPYLPARABEN 
WATER 
SACCHARIN SODIUM 
SORBITOL 
Product Characteristics
ColorWHITEScore    
ShapeSize
FlavorSPEARMINTImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
1NDC:55154-9403-55 in 1 BAG
130 mL in 1 CUP, UNIT-DOSE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
Unapproved drug other06/07/2011
Labeler - Cardinal Health (188557102)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
Cardinal Health188557102REPACK

Revised: 7/2011
 
Cardinal Health

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