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milk of magnesia

Dosage form: suspension
Ingredients: MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE 1200mg in 15mL
Labeler: Western Family Foods Inc
NDC Code: 55312-396

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Western Family Milk Of Magnesia Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each 15 mL Tablespoon)

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

Directions
do not exceed the maximum recommended daily dose in a 24 hour period
shake well before use
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
mL = milliliter; TBSP = Tablespoon

adults and children 12 years and older

30 mL (2 TBSP) to 60 mL (4 TBSP)

children 6 to 11 years

15 mL (1 TBSP) to 30 mL (2 TBSP)

children under 6 years

ask a doctor

Other information
each tablespoon (15 mL) contains: calcium 20 mg and magnesium 595 mg
does not meet USP requirements for preservative effectiveness
store at 20º-25ºC (68º-77ºF)
close cap tightly after use
avoid freezing

Inactive ingredient

purified water

Principal Display Panel

Milk of Magnesia

SALINE LAXATIVE

MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE

Gluten Free

Comfortable Cramp Free Relief

Sugar Free

Stimulant Free

Original Flavor

COMPARE TO PHILLIPS’® MILK OF MAGNESIA Active Ingredient

12 FL OZ (355 mL)

03472-E-PER

MILK OF MAGNESIA 
magnesium hydroxide suspension
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55312-396
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE (MAGNESIUM CATION and HYDROXIDE ION) MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE1200 mg  in 15 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
WATER 
Product Characteristics
ColorWHITE (opaque) Score    
ShapeSize
FlavorImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:55312-396-40355 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33411/04/1992
Labeler - Western Family Foods Inc (192166072)

Revised: 02/2015
 
Western Family Foods Inc

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