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Sunmark Milk of Magnesia saline laxative

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE 1200mg in 15mL
Labeler: McKesson
NDC Code: 49348-680

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McKesson Milk of Magnesia Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each 15 mL TBSP)

Magnesium hydroxide 1200 mg

Purpose

Saline laxative

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

Warnings

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. This may indicate 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)

Directions
  • 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, magnesium 595 mg, potassium 2 mg and sodium 2 mg
  • store at 20º-25ºC (68º-77ºF)
  • keep tightly closed

Inactive ingredients

anhydrous citric acid, D&C red no. 28, flavor, glycerin, purified water, sorbitol solution, sucrose, xanthan gum

Questions or comments?

1-800-719-9260

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COMPARE TO PHILLIPS'® MILK OF MAGNESIA ACTIVE INGREDIENT

milk of magnesia

Saline Laxative

Comfortable, Cramp Free Relief

Stimulant Free

MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE

WILD CHERRY

ALCOHOL 0.4%

GLUTEN FREE

Milk of Magnesia Front Label

Milk of Magnesia Back Label

SUNMARK MILK OF MAGNESIA  SALINE LAXATIVE
magnesium hydroxide liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:49348-680
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE (MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE) MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE1200 mg  in 15 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID 
D&C RED NO. 28 
GLYCERIN 
WATER 
SORBITOL 
SUCROSE 
XANTHAN GUM 
Product Characteristics
ColorPINK (Opaque Light pink) Score    
ShapeSize
FlavorCHERRY (wild cherry) Imprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:49348-680-39355 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33402/11/2005
Labeler - McKesson (177667227)

Revised: 11/2011
 
McKesson

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