Milk of Magnesia

DIN

00532541

Uses

Milk of Magnesia is an antacid and laxative used for the relief of upset stomach and occasional constipation.

Milk of Magnesia Regular 500mL

Product Details

Pack Size

500 mL bottle

Dosage/Directions for Use

Directions: Shake well before use. Each dose should be followed by a full glass (250 mL or 8 ounces) of water or another liquid. Oral dosage produces bowel movement in 1/2 to 6 hours.

ANTACID:

Adults: 1 to 4 teaspoonfuls (5-20 mL).

LAXATIVE:

Adults: 2 to 4 tablespoonfuls (30-60 mL).

Children 6 to 12 years: 1 to 2 tablespoonfuls (15-30 mL).

Children 2 to 6 years: 1 teaspoonful to 1 tablespoonful (5-15 mL).

Children under 2 years: Consult a physician.


Storage

Store between 15oC and 30oC.

KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.


Ingredients

Each mL of this product contains: 80 mg of magnesium hydroxide.

Non-medicinal ingredients: Potassium sorbate and purified water.

Sucrose-free.


Precautions

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Persons suffering from kidney disease or on tetracycline should consult their physician before using this product.

Overuse or extended use may cause dependence for bowel function. Do not take for more than 2 weeks unless directed by a physician.

Do not take within 2 hours of another medicine, since the desired effect of that medicine may be reduced.

Do not use in the presence of fever, nausea, vomiting or abdominal pain.

If symptoms persist for more than 1 week, consult a physician.


Information

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"Latex" – refers to NATURAL RUBBER LATEX. We cannot guarantee that there is no latex in the outer packaging or that the medication or packaging haven’t come into contact with latex at any point during the manufacturing process, however this is very unlikely due to the strict GMP procedures that are in place in all of our manufacturing facilities. Employees in the manufacturing and / or packaging facilities may be wearing latex gloves