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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2 answers • 16 Dec 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
I took one full dose 3 days ago and I've been using the bathroom way too much. Pure liquid. Its uncomfortable and very disruptive. How long ...
1 answer • 3 Oct 2015
Are there any symptoms if I don't drink enough water with the milk of magnesia?
0 answers • 29 Jan 2016