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

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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

Further information

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

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