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
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?
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1 answer • 17 Feb 2010
if I have a large deposit of hard phecies will it soften it and allow for passage safely. I have taken other laxatives and they are not helping.
2 answers • 5 Apr 2011
The directions on the milk of magnesia say to drink a full 8 oz. of liquid along with the dosage, can it be a glass of dairy milk?
3 answers • 24 Oct 2012