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MILK OF MAGNESIA by VALU MERCHANDISERS COMPANY

Medically reviewed on November 22, 2017

Dosage form: suspension
Ingredients: MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE 1200mg in 15mL
Labeler: VALU MERCHANDISERS COMPANY
NDC Code: 63941-647

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Active ingredient (in each 15 mL)

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

‚Äč 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 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 contains: magnesium 500 mg
  • avoid freezing
  • store at room temperature tightly closed

Inactive ingredients

flavor, purified water, saccharin sodium, sodium hypochlorite

Questions or comments?

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COMPARE TO THE ACTIVE
INGREDIENT IN PHILLIPS’®
MILK OF MAGNESIA*

Milk of Magnesia
MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE
SALINE LAXATIVE
STIMULANT FREE/CRAMP FREE/LOW SODIUM
EFFECTIVE OVERNIGHT RELIEF

Tamper evident: Do not use if imprinted neckband is broken or missing
MINT FLAVOR

12 FL OZ (355 mL)

MILK OF MAGNESIA 
magnesium hydroxide suspension
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:63941-647
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 
SACCHARIN SODIUM (SACCHARIN)  
Product Characteristics
Color    Score    
ShapeSize
FlavorMINTImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:63941-647-12355 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33407/01/2017
Labeler - VALU MERCHANDISERS COMPANY (868703513)
Registrant - GCP Laboratories (965480861)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
GCP Laboratories965480861pack(63941-647), manufacture(63941-647)

 
VALU MERCHANDISERS COMPANY

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