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MILK OF MAGNESIA CHERRY by FREDS, INC

Medically reviewed on December 14, 2017

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE 1200mg in 15mL
Labeler: FREDS, INC
NDC Code: 55315-648

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.

FREDS milk of mag cherry

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 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 failure to have a 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 (1-800-222-1222).

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 liquid
adults and children 12 years and over2 to 4 tablespoonfuls (TBSP)
children 6 to 11 years1 to 2 tablespoonfuls (TBSP)
children under 6 yearsask a doctor

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

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

PACKAGE LABEL

FRED'S

Milk of Magnesia
SALINE LAXATIVE

• Gentle Dependable Overnight Relief
• Cramp Free

• Stimulant free

Wild
Cherry
Contains: Less than 0.5% alcohol

Tested Against The Active Ingredient In:
Phillips® Milk of Magnesia*

12 FL OZ (355 mL)

MILK OF MAGNESIA CHERRY 
magnesium hydroxide liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55315-648
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:55315-648-12355 mL in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:55315-648-26769 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33404/01/2014
Labeler - FREDS, INC (005866116)
Registrant - GCP Laboratories (965480861)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
GCP Laboratories965480861pack(55315-648), manufacture(55315-648)

 
FREDS, INC

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