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Milk of Magnesia by Walgreen Company

Medically reviewed on May 11, 2018

Dosage form: suspension
Ingredients: MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE 1200mg in 15mL
Labeler: Walgreen Company
NDC Code: 0363-4193

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Walgreen Co. Milk of Magnesia Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each 15 mL)

Magnesium hydroxide 1200 mg


Saline laxative

relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
generally produces bowel movement in ½ 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 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).

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 and magnesium 595 mg
does not meet USP requirements for preservative effectiveness
store at 20º-25ºC (68º-77ºF)
close cap tightly after use
avoid freezing

Inactive ingredient

purified water

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Milk of Magnesia

Magnesium Hydroxide, 1200 mg / 15 mL

Saline Laxative

Dependable overnight relief

Stimulant free

Comfortable, cramp free relief


12 FL OZ (355 mL)

Compare to Phillips’® Milk of Magnesia active ingredient

magnesium hydroxide suspension
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0363-4193
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Product Characteristics
ColorWHITE (opaque) Score    
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#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0363-4193-40355 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33410/01/2014
Labeler - Walgreen Company (008965063)

Walgreen Company

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