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milk of magnesia by CVS Pharmacy

Dosage form: suspension
Ingredients: MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE 1200mg in 15mL
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 59779-332

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CVS mom mnt

Active ingredient (in each 15 mL)

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 over 14 days

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

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 right away.

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

adults and children 12

years and older

30 mL to 60 mL

children 6 to 11 years

15 mL to 30 mL

children under 6 years

ask a doctor

Other information
  • each 15 mL contains: magnesium 500 mg
  • store at room temperature and avoid freezing
  • close cap tightly after use
  • TAMPER-EVIDENT: Do not use if imprinted neckband is missing or broken.

Inactive ingredients

flavor, purified water, saccharin sodium, sodium hypochlorite

Questions or comments?

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Compare to the active ingredient in Phillips’(R) Milk of Magnesia

NDC 59779-332-40

Milk of Magnesia

MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE

Saline Laxative

STIMULANT FREE

Comfortable, cramp free relief

Sugar free

Mint Flavor

12 FL OZ (355 mL)

MILK OF MAGNESIA 
magnesium hydroxide suspension
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-332
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
SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE 
WATER 
SACCHARIN SODIUM 
Product Characteristics
Colorwhite (opaque) Score    
ShapeSize
FlavorMINTImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-332-40355 mL in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:59779-332-35769 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33408/10/1992
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)
Registrant - GCP Laboratories (965480861)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
GCP Laboratories965480861manufacture(59779-332)

 
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Medically reviewed on Dec 4, 2017

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