Skip to Content

← See all MILK OF MAGNESIA CHERRY brands

MILK OF MAGNESIA CHERRY by Geri-Care Pharmaceuticals, Corp

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE 1200mg in 15mL
Labeler: Geri-Care Pharmaceuticals, Corp
NDC Code: 57896-648

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

Active ingredient (in each 15 mL tablespoonful)Magnesium hydroxide 1200 mg

Purpose

Saline laxative

Uses
  • relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
  • 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 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• shake well before use
• do not exceed the maximum recommended daily dose in a 24 hour period
• 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

adults and children 12 years and older: 2 to 4 tablespoonfuls (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

carboxymethylcellulose sodium, citric acid, D and C red no. 28, flavor, glycerin, microcrystalline cellulose, purified water, sodium citrate, sodium hypochlorite, sucrose, xanthan gum.

package Label

GERICARE

NDC 57896-648-12

Milk of Magnesia

Saline Laxative

effective overnight relief

cramp free

stimulant free

compare to the active ingredient of Phillips' milk of magnesia

cherry flavor

12 FL OZ (355 mL)

MILK OF MAGNESIA CHERRY 
magnesium hydroxide liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:57896-648
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE (MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE) MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE1200 mg  in 15 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE SODIUM 
CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE 
D&C RED NO. 28 
GLYCERIN 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
WATER 
SODIUM CITRATE 
SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE 
SUCROSE 
XANTHAN GUM 
Product Characteristics
Colorpink (opaque light pink) Score    
ShapeSize
FlavorCHERRY (cherry) Imprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:57896-648-12355 mL in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:57896-648-26769 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart33401/01/2000
Labeler - Geri-Care Pharmaceuticals, Corp (611196254)
Registrant - GCP Laboratories (965480861)

 
Geri-Care Pharmaceuticals, Corp

← See all MILK OF MAGNESIA CHERRY brands

Medically reviewed on May 22, 2018

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Hide