14 Dec 2009
This is the recommended dose for Milk of Magnesia (magnesium hydroxide).
Usual Adult Dose for Constipation:
30 to 60 mL orally once a day or in divided doses.
8 tablets orally once a day or in divided doses.
Usual Adult Dose for Dyspepsia:
Initial dose: 5 to 15 mL orally 1 to 4 times a day as needed.
Alternatively, 1 to 3 oral tablets 1 to 4 times a day as needed.
2 to 4 tablets orally every 4 hours as needed up to 4 times in a 24 hour period.
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I have irritable bowel syndrome
1 answer • 23 Sep 2009
.. Does your body get ammune to it? Does your bowels depend on it? Is it safe to use milk of magnesia every day?
2 answers • 28 Oct 2009
i have read that milk of magnesia can be used as a facial wash to make your skin in the face to look firm. is this true?
1 answer • 4 Nov 2009
Does milk of magnesia have an adverse interaction with ketoconozole
1 answer • 19 Jan 2014
Is it permitted to take the said dose (4 TSP) of Milk of Magnesia every 3 days for a long period? W?
I have not tried yet Milk of Magnesia. I want to try it as I have developed acute constipation.
2 answers • 17 Nov 2014