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MILK OF MAGNESIA by FREDS, INC

Dosage form: suspension
Ingredients: MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE 1200mg in 15mL
Labeler: FREDS, INC
NDC Code: 55315-649

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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 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 over2 to 4 tablespoonfuls
children 6 years to 11 years1 to 2 tablespoonsfuls
children under 6 yearsask a doctor

Other information
  • each tablespoon contains: magnesium 500 mg
  • do not freeze
  • store at room temperature tightly closed

Inactive ingredients

purified water, sodium hypochlorite

package Label

MILK OF MAGNESIA 
magnesium hydroxide suspension
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55315-649
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:55315-649-12355 mL in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:55315-649-26769 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33405/01/2012
Labeler - FREDS, INC (005866116)
Registrant - GCP Laboratories (965480861)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
GCP Laboratories965480861manufacture(55315-649), pack(55315-649)

 
FREDS, INC

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Medically reviewed on Dec 17, 2018

Further information

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