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MILK OF MAGNESIA (magnesium hydroxide) liquid
[H E B]


Category DEA Schedule Marketing Status
HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL OTC monograph not final
NOTE:MOST OTC DRUGS ARE NOT REVIEWED AND APPROVED BY 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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Active ingredient (in each 15 mL TBSP)

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

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
drink a full glass (8 oz) of liquid with each dose
for accurate dosing, use dose cup provided
TBSP = tablespoonful

adults and children 12 years and older

2 to 4 TBSP.

children 6 to 11 years

1 to 2 TBSP.

children under 6 years

ask a doctor

Other information

each tablespoon (15 mL) contains: calcium 20 mg and magnesium 595 mg
does not meet USP requirements for preservative effectiveness
store at 20º-25ºC (68º-77ºF)
keep tightly closed
avoid freezing

Inactive ingredients

purified water

Questions or comments?

1-800-719-9260

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Compare to Phillips'® Milk of Magnesia Original active ingredient

MILK OF MAGNESIA

Magnesium Hydroxide

Saline Laxative

Comfortable, Cramp Free Relief

Stimulant Free

Sugar Free

Original Flavor

GLUTEN FREE

Milk of Magnesia Front Label
Milk of Magnesia Back Label
MILK OF MAGNESIA 
magnesium hydroxide liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUG LABELItem Code (Source)NDC:37808-396
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE (MAGNESIUM CATION) MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE1200 mg  in 15 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
WATER 
Product Characteristics
ColorWHITE (opaque) Score    
ShapeSize
FlavorImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
1NDC:37808-396-40355 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33406/09/1992
Labeler - H E B (007924756)

Revised: 10/2012
 
H E B

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