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Milk of Magnesia - how much can I take a day? HOw much is too much?

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14 Dec 2009

This is the recommended dose for Milk of Magnesia (magnesium hydroxide).

Usual Adult Dose for Constipation:

Oral liquid:
30 to 60 mL orally once a day or in divided doses.

Chewable tablet:
8 tablets orally once a day or in divided doses.

Usual Adult Dose for Dyspepsia:

Oral liquid:
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.

Chewable tablet:
2 to 4 tablets orally every 4 hours as needed up to 4 times in a 24 hour period.

https://www.drugs.com/mtm/magnesium-hydroxide.html

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