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Magnesium hydroxide Saline laxative

Active Ingredient (in each caplet):

Magnesium hydroxide 1200 mg (equivalent to magnesium 500 mg)


  • for relief of occasional constipation (irregularity)
  • this product generally produces bowel movement in ½ to 6 hours


Ask a doctor before us if you have

  • kidney disease
  • been told to follow a magnesium-restricted diet
  • abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting
  • a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking any other drug. Take this product 2 or more hours before or after other drugs. All laxatives may affect how other drugs work.

When using this product do not use for more than 7 days unless directed by a doctor

Stop use and ask a doctor if rectal bleeding occurs or if you fail to have a bowel movement after use of this or any other laxative. These could be signs of a serious condition.

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.


Take each dose of this product with at least 8 ounces (a full glass) of water or other fluid

age recommended dose daily maximum
adults and children
12 years of age and over
2 caplets up to 4 caplets a day
children under 12 years consult a physician  

Other Information:

each caplet contains:   500 mg magnesium

store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)

Inactive Ingredients:   crospovidone, D&C yellow no. 10 aluminum lake, FD&C yellow no. 6 aluminum lake, glyceryl behenate, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, microcrystalline cellulose, polydextrose, polyethylene glycol, silicon dioxide, titanium dioxide, triacetin

How Supplied:

packages of 30 caplets

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.