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MILK OF MAGNESIA by CVS

Medically reviewed on December 5, 2017

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE 1200mg in 15mL
Labeler: CVS
NDC Code: 69842-278

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.

CVS milk of mag original

Active ingredient (in each 15 mL)

Magnesium hydroxide 1200 mg

Purpose

Saline laxative

Uses
  • relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
  • usually 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

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

adults and children 12 years and older30 mL to 60 mL
children 6 to 11 years15 mL to 30 mL
children under 6 yearsask 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

purified water, sodium hypochlorite

Questions or Comments?

1-800-540-3765

package label

CVS Health

COMPARE TO ACTIVE INGREDIENT in PHILLIPS’® MILK OF MAGNESIA*

Milk of Magnesia

MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE

Saline Laxative

stimulant free

  • comfortable, cramp free relief
  • sugar free

ORIGINAL FLAVOR

12 FL OZ (355 mL)

MILK OF MAGNESIA 
magnesium hydroxide liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:69842-278
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:69842-278-81355 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33407/01/2015
Labeler - CVS (062312574)
Registrant - GCP Laboratories (965480861)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
GCP Laboratories965480861manufacture(69842-278), relabel(69842-278)

 
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