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Original by Publix Super Markets Inc

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE 1200mg in 15mL
Labeler: Publix Super Markets Inc
NDC Code: 56062-396

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Publix Super Markets, Inc. Original Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each 15 mL TBSP)

Magnesium hydroxide 1200 mg


Saline laxative

  • relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
  • generally produces bowel movement in ½ to 6 hours


Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • kidney disease
  • a magnesium-restricted diet
  • stomach pain, nausea, or vomiting
  • a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts more than 2 weeks

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

taking any other drug. Take this product two or more hours before or after other drugs. Laxatives may affect how other drugs work.

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • 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

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. (1-800-222-1222)

  • shake well before use
  • do not exceed the maximum recommended daily dose in a 24 hour period
  • dose may be taken once a day preferably at bedtime, in divided doses, or as directed by a doctor
  • drink a full glass (8 oz) of liquid with each dose
  • for accurate dosing, use dose cup provided
  • TBSP = tablespoonful
adults and children 12 years and older2 to 4 TBSP.
children 6 to 11 years1 to 2 TBSP.
children under 6 yearsask a doctor

Other information
  • each tablespoon (15 mL) contains: calcium 20 mg and magnesium 595 mg
  • does not meet USP requirements for preservative effectiveness
  • store at 20º-25ºC (68º-77ºF)
  • keep tightly closed
  • avoid freezing

Inactive ingredients

purified water

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magnesium hydroxide liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:56062-396
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Product Characteristics
ColorWHITE (opaque) Score    
FlavorImprint Code
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:56062-396-40355 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33409/02/1994
Labeler - Publix Super Markets Inc (006922009)

Revised: 10/2011
Publix Super Markets Inc

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