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MILK OF MAGNESIA ORIGINAL by Chain Drug Marketing Association

Medically reviewed on Jul 9, 2018

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE 1200mg in 15mL
Labeler: Chain Drug Marketing Association
NDC Code: 63868-787

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 more than 2 weeks


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 (1-800-222-1222).

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

• follow each dosage with a full glass (8 oz) of liquid

adults and children 12 years and over: 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 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

purified water, sodium hypochlorite

package label

NDC 63868-787-57

QUALITY CHOICE

*Compare to the Active Ingredient in Phillips® Milk of Magnesia

Milk of Magnesia

Saline Laxative

effective overnight relief

very low sodium

stimulant free

sugar free

original flavor

12 FL OZ (355 mL)

MILK OF MAGNESIA ORIGINAL  
magnesium hydroxide liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:63868-787
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
WATER 
SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:63868-787-57355 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33404/01/2014
Labeler - Chain Drug Marketing Association (011920774)
Registrant - GCP Laboratories (965480861)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
GCP Laboratories965480861manufacture(63868-787)

 
Chain Drug Marketing Association

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