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Pedia-Lax

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Dec 21, 2020.

Dosage form: tablet, chewable
Ingredients: MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE 400mg
Labeler: C.B. Fleet Company, Inc.
NDC Code: 0132-0655

Further information

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Pedia-Lax Chewable Tablets

Drug Facts

Active Ingredient

Magnesium hydroxide 400 mg

Purpose

Saline laxative

Uses
  • for relief of occasional constipation
  • this product usually produces bowel movement in 1/2 to 6 hours

Warnings

Ask a doctor before using any laxative if child has
  • kidney disease
  • a magnesium-restricted diet
  • abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting
  • a sudden change in bowel habits lasting more than 2 weeks
  • constipation continues after 1 week of use, contact your child's doctor
  • already used a laxative for more than 1 week

Stop use and consult a doctor if your child has
  • rectal bleeding
  • no bowel movement within 6 hours of using this product

These symptoms may indicate a serious condition.

Keep out of reach of children to prevent accidental ingestion.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions

Use dosage chart for proper dosing. Doses may be taken as a single daily dose or in divided doses. Drink a full glass (8 ounces) of liquid with each dose.

AgeStarting doseStarting Dose Maxiumm dose per day (24 hours)
children 6 to under 12 years3-6 tablets6 tablets
children 2 to under 6 years 1-3 tablets 3 tablets 
children under 2 yearsask a doctor

Other information
  • each tablet contains: 170 mg of magnesium
  • CHILD RESISTANT CAP
  • The top of the bottle sealed for safety.Do not use if foil impreinted "SEALED for YOUR PROTECTION" is broken of missing.
  • Gluten Free and Sugar Free

Inactive ingredients

colloidal silicon dioxide, FD&C red #40 aluminum lake, flavor, magnesium stearate, maltodextrin, mannitol, sorbitol, stearic acid, sucralose

Questions?

1-866-255-6960 or www.pedia-lax.com

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Pedia-Lax Chewable Tablets

Saline Laxative

30 chewable tablets

PEDIA-LAX 
magnesium hydroxide tablet, chewable
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0132-0655
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE (MAGNESIUM CATION and HYDROXIDE ION) MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE400 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
SILICON DIOXIDE 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
MALTODEXTRIN 
MANNITOL 
SORBITOL 
STEARIC ACID 
SUCRALOSE 
Product Characteristics
ColorpinkScore2 pieces
ShapeROUNDSize14mm
FlavorWATERMELONImprint CodePedia;Lax
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0132-0655-011 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
130 TABLET, CHEWABLE in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33403/01/2008
Labeler - C.B. Fleet Company, Inc. (003119054)

 
C.B. Fleet Company, Inc.