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Milk of Magnesia by Physicians Total Care, Inc.

Dosage form: suspension
Ingredients: MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE 1200mg in 15mL
Labeler: Physicians Total Care, Inc.
NDC Code: 54868-2345

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Drug Facts

Active Ingredients

Magnesium hydroxide 1200 mg


Saline laxative

  • relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
  • usually produces bowel movement in 1/2 to 6 hours


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 any other drug.  Take this product 2 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 this and all drugs out of the reach of children

In case of accidental overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • shake well before use
  • do not exceed the maximum recommended daily dose in a 24 hour period
  • dose may be taken once a day, in divided doses, or as directed by a doctor
  • drink a full glass (8oz) of liquid with each dose
adults and children 12 years and older
2 to 4 tabletspoonfuls (TBSP)
children 6 to 11 years
1 to 2 tablespoonfuls (TBSP)
children under 6 years
ask a doctor

Other information
  • each 15 mL tablespoonful 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

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Phillips Milk of Magnesia

Rugby Milk of Magnesia is distributed by
Rugby Laboratories, Inc.
Duluth, GA   30097

Additional barcode labeling by;
Physicians Total Care, Inc.
Tulsa, Oklahoma    74146

Milk of Magnesia
Magnesium Hydroxide 1200mg
Saline Laxative
Mint Flavor

Net Contents
16 fl oz (473 mL)

magnesium hydroxide suspension
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:54868-2345(NDC:0536-2470)
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Product Characteristics
Color    Score    
FlavorMINT (mint) Imprint Code
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:54868-2345-0473 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
2NDC:54868-2345-2355 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart33406/19/1997
Labeler - Physicians Total Care, Inc. (194123980)
Physicians Total Care, Inc.194123980relabel

Physicians Total Care, Inc.

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Medically reviewed on Jan 24, 2018

Further information

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