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Milk of Magnesia by VistaPharm, Inc.

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 30, 2021.

Dosage form: suspension
Ingredients: MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE 400mg in 5mL
Labeler: VistaPharm, Inc.
NDC Code: 66689-053

Milk of Magnesia

saline laxative/antacid

DESCRIPTION

Active Ingredient

(in each 5 mL = 1 teaspoonful)

Magnesium Hydroxide.................400 mg

Inactive Ingredients

anhydrous citric acid, benzyl alcohol, methylparaben, propylene glycol, propylparaben, purified water.

FOR USE AS A LAXATIVE

INDICATIONS

Uses

  • For relief of occasional constipation (irregularity)
  • This product generally produces bowel movement in 1/2 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

  • presently taking a prescription drug. This product may interact with certain prescription drugs.

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 (1-800-222-1222) right away.

DIRECTIONS
  • shake well before use
  • drink a full glass (8 oz) of liquid with each dose
  • mL = milliliter

Adults and children

12 years of age and older

30 mL to 60 mL

Children

6 to 11 years of age

15 mL to 30 mL

Children

under 6 years of age

Consult a

physician.

or as directed by a physician.

  • The dose may be taken as a single daily dose or in divided doses.

FOR USE AS AN ANTACID

INDICATIONS

Uses

For the relief of

  • heartburn
  • sour stomach
  • acid indigestion
  • and upset stomach associated with these symptoms

WARNINGS

Do not take more than 12 teaspoonfuls in a 24-hour period, or use the maximum dosage of this product for more than 2 weeks, except under the advice and supervision of a physician

May have laxative effect

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • kidney disease
  • a magnesium-restricted diet

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

  • presently taking a prescription drug. Antacids may interact with certain prescription drugs.

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 (1-800-222-1222) right away.

DIRECTIONS
  • shake well before use
  • mL = milliliter
  • adults and children 12 years old and older, take 1 to 3 teaspoonfuls (5 to 15 mL) four times a day or as directed by a physician
  • do not take more than 12 teaspoonfuls (60 mL) in 24-hour period
  • do not use the maximum dosage for more than 2 weeks
  • children under 12 years: consult a physician

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) right away.

HOW SUPPLIED

Milk of Magnesia USP 400 mg/5 mL is a white opaque liquid supplied as follows:

NDC 66689-053-01: 30 mL unit-dose cup

NCD 66689-053-99: Case contains 100 unit-dose cups of 30 mL (NDC 66689-053-01), packaged in 10 trays of 10 unit-dose cups each.

STORAGE

Other Information

  • Protect from freezing
  • Store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F)

Questions or Comments?

Call 1-888-655-1505 (toll-free)

Distributed by:

VistaPharm, Inc.

Largo, FL 33771, USA

VP2152R1

09/17

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 30 mL Cup Label

Milk of Magnesia,  USP

2,400 mg Magnesium Hydroxide per 30 mL

Delivers 30 mL

Store at 20° - 25°C (68° - 77°F); excursions permitted to 15° - 30°C (59° - 86°F).

Shake Well

XACTDOSETM

Manufactured by:
VistaPharm, Inc.
Largo, FL 33771, USA

VP2153R2

01/18

NDC 66689-053-01

MILK OF MAGNESIA 
magnesium hydroxide suspension
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:66689-053
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE (MAGNESIUM CATION and HYDROXIDE ION) MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE400 mg  in 5 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
HYPROMELLOSE 2910 (4000 MPA.S) 
METHYLPARABEN 
POTASSIUM CITRATE 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
WATER 
CYCLOMETHICONE 4 
PROPYLPARABEN 
SORBITOL 
SACCHARIN SODIUM 
Product Characteristics
ColorWHITEScore    
ShapeSize
FlavorImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:66689-053-9910 TRAY in 1 CASE
110 CUP, UNIT-DOSE in 1 TRAY
130 mL in 1 CUP, UNIT-DOSE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart33104/19/2018
Labeler - VistaPharm, Inc. (116743084)

 
VistaPharm, Inc.

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