PHILLIPS' CHEWABLE TABLETS
ANTACID-LAXATIVE STIMULANT FREE (Bayer Healthcare)

Mint Flavor

Drug Facts

Active Ingredient
(in each tablet):                                Purposes

Magnesium hydroxide
  311 mg ........................ Saline laxative/antacid

Uses:

Laxative

  • relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
  • this product usually causes bowel movement in ½ to 6 hours

Antacid

  • relieves:
    • heartburn
    • acid indigestion
    • sour stomach
    • upset stomach associated with these symptoms

Warnings:

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • kidney disease
  • stomach pain, nausea, or vomiting
  • a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts over 14 days

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking a prescription drug. Antacids may interact with certain prescription drugs.

When using this product as an antacid, it may have a laxative effect.

Stop use and ask a doctor if

Laxative

  • 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

Antacid

  • you have taken the maximum dose for 2 weeks

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.

Directions:

  • do not exceed the maximum recommended daily dose in a 24 hour period

Laxative Antacid
· dose may be taken once in a 24 hour period
  preferably at bedtime, in divided doses,
  or as directed by a doctor
· drink a full glass (8 oz) of liquid with each
  laxative dose
· take every 4 hours up to 4 times
  in a 24 hour period or as directed
  by a doctor
adults and children 12 years and older chew 8 tablets adults and children
12 years and older
chew 2 to 4 tablets
children 6 to 11 years chew 4 tablets children under 12 years ask a doctor
children 3 to 5 years chew 2 tablets
children under 3 years ask a doctor

Other information:

  • store at room temperature

Inactive ingredients:   colloidal silicon dioxide, dextrates, flavor, magnesium stearate, maltodextrin, starch, sucrose

Questions? call 1-800-331-4536 or www.bayercare.com

How Supplied

Bottles of 100 Tablets and 200 Tablets

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