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milk of magnesia by H E B

Medically reviewed on May 17, 2018

Dosage form: suspension
Ingredients: MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE 1200mg in 15mL
Labeler: H E B
NDC Code: 37808-949

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.

HEB Milk of Magnesia Drug Facts

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 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

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: calcium 20 mg, magnesium 595 mg, potassium 2 mg and sodium 3 mg
does not meet USP requirements for preservative effectiveness
store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
close cap tightly after use
avoid freezing

Inactive ingredients

anhydrous citric acid, D&C red #28, flavor, glycerin, purified water, sorbitol solution, sucrose, xanthan gum

Questions or comments?

1-800-719-9260

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Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:37808-949
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
ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID 
GLYCERIN 
WATER 
SUCROSE 
XANTHAN GUM 
D&C RED NO. 28 
SORBITOL 
Product Characteristics
ColorPINK (Opaque Light pink) Score    
ShapeSize
FlavorCHERRY (wild cherry) Imprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:37808-949-40355 mL in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:37808-949-35796 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33410/10/2012
Labeler - H E B (007924756)

 
H E B

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