Label: SUNMARK MILK OF MAGNESIA MINT  - magnesium hydroxide liquid 

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  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph not final

NOTE: Most over the counter (OTC) are not reviewed and approved by the FDA. However, they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

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Updated 03/14

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  • Active ingredient (in each 15 mL, 1 Tablespoon)

    Magnesium hydroxide 1200 mg

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  • Purpose

    Saline laxative

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  • Uses

    • relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
    • generally produces bowel movement in 1/2 to 6 hours

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  • Warnings

    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 2 weeks


    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 this and all drugs out of the reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, seek professional assistance or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) immediately.

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  • Directions

    • shake well before use

    • do not exceed the maximum recommended daily dose in a 24 hour period

    • dose may be taken once a day preferably at bedtime, in divided doses, or as directed by a doctor

    • follow each dosage with a full glass (8 oz) of fluid

    adults and children 12 years and over: 2 - 4 tablespoons (TBSP)

    children 6 to 11 years: 1- 2 tablespoons (TBSP)

    children under 6 years: ask a doctor


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  • Other information

    each tablespoon contains: magnesium 500 mg

    • do not freeze

    • store at room temperature tightly closed

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  • Inactive ingredients

    flavor, purified water, saccharin sodium, sodium hypochlorite

    Questions or Comments?

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  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    SUNMARK MILK OF MAGNESIA MINT  
    magnesium hydroxide liquid
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL Item Code (Source) NDC:49348-305
    Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE (MAGNESIUM CATION and HYDROXIDE ION) MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE 1200 mg  in 15 mL
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    WATER  
    SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE  
    SACCHARIN SODIUM DIHYDRATE  
    Product Characteristics
    Color      Score     
    Shape Size
    Flavor MINT (mint) Imprint Code
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:49348-305-39 355 mL in 1 BOTTLE
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC monograph not final part334 04/01/2012
    Labeler - McKesson (177667227)
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