MILK OF MAGNESIA- magnesium hydroxide liquid 
CVS Pharmacy

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CVS Pharmacy, Inc. Milk of Magnesia Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each 15 mL Tablespoon)

Magnesium hydroxide 1200 mg

Purpose

Saline laxative

Uses

relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
generally produces bowel movement in ½ to 6 hours

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 more than 2 weeks

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

taking any other drug. Take this product two or more hours before or after other drugs. Laxatives may affect how other drugs work.

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. (1-800-222-1222)

Directions

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
for accurate dosing, use dose cup provided
mL = milliliter; TBSP = Tablespoon

adults and children 12

years and older

30 mL (2 TBSP) to 60 mL (4 TBSP)

children 6 to 11 years

15 mL (1 TBSP) to 30 mL (2 TBSP)

children under 6 years

ask a doctor

Other information

each tablespoon (15 mL) contains: calcium 20 mg, magnesium 595 mg, potassium 2 mg and sodium 3 mg
does not meet USP requirements for preservative effectiveness
store at 20-25 °C (68-77 °F)
close cap tightly after use
avoid freezing

Inactive ingredients

anhydrous citric acid, D&C red #28, flavor, glycerin, purified water, sorbitol solution, sucrose, xanthan gum

Questions or comments?

1-800-719-9260

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MILK OF MAGNESIA

SALINE LAXATIVE

MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE 1200mg

Comfortable, cramp free relief

Gluten free

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Stimulant free

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#1 Doctor Recommended SALINE LAXATIVE ACTIVE INGREDIENT

Milk of Magnesia Front Label
Milk of Magnesia Back Label
MILK OF MAGNESIA 
magnesium hydroxide liquid
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:59779-949
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE (UNII: NBZ3QY004S) (MAGNESIUM CATION - UNII:T6V3LHY838, HYDROXIDE ION - UNII:9159UV381P) MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE 1200 mg  in 15 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient Name Strength
ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID (UNII: XF417D3PSL)  
GLYCERIN (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)  
WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
SORBITOL (UNII: 506T60A25R)  
SUCROSE (UNII: C151H8M554)  
XANTHAN GUM (UNII: TTV12P4NEE)  
D&C RED NO. 28 (UNII: 767IP0Y5NH)  
Product Characteristics
Color PINK (Opaque Light pink) Score     
Shape Size
Flavor CHERRY (wild cherry) Imprint Code
Contains     
Packaging
# Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
1 NDC:59779-949-40 355 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
OTC monograph not final part334 05/05/2005
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)

Revised: 2/2015
Document Id: 1396fa9a-f233-4793-8d9f-87842ead8d9b
Set id: da36de5b-d2f6-47b9-af33-dccae25c8f53
Version: 4
Effective Time: 20150203
 
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