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MILK OF MAGNESIA CHERRY by WALGREEN COMPANY

Medically reviewed on December 6, 2017

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE 1200mg in 15mL
Labeler: WALGREEN COMPANY
NDC Code: 0363-1648

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.

WAL milk of mag cherry

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 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.

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 tablespoonful contains: magnesium 500 mg, sodium 6 mg
  • store at room temperature tightly closed
  • do not freeze

Inactive ingredients

carboxymethylcellulose sodium, citric acid, D&C red no. 28, flavor (contains alcohol), glycerin,
microcrystalline cellulose, purified water, sodium citrate, sodium hypochlorite, sucrose, xanthan gum

Questions or Comments?

1-800-540-3765

package label

Milk of Magnesia

MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE

Saline Laxative

• Dependable overnight relief
• Stimulant free
• Comfortable, cramp free relief
• ALCOHOL 0.4%

CHERRY FLAVOR

12 FL OZ (355 mL)

Compare to Phillips’® Milk of Magnesia
active ingredient‡‡

MILK OF MAGNESIA CHERRY 
magnesium hydroxide liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0363-1648
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
CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE 
GLYCERIN 
CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE SODIUM 
WATER 
SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE 
D&C RED NO. 28 
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE 
SODIUM CITRATE 
SUCROSE 
XANTHAN GUM 
Product Characteristics
Colorpink (opaque light pink) Score    
ShapeSize
FlavorCHERRYImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0363-1648-12355 mL in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:0363-1648-26769 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33412/01/2014
Labeler - WALGREEN COMPANY (008965063)
Registrant - GCP Laboratories (965480861)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
GCP Laboratories965480861relabel(0363-1648), manufacture(0363-1648)

 
WALGREEN COMPANY

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