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MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE MIXTURE BP

Active substance(s): MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE PASTE CONCENTRATED

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✓ How to use the medicine

Read all the label before use.
What the medicine is for

Take the suspension by mouth.
SHAKE THE BOTTLE.
Magnesium Hydroxide Mixture is an antacid,
Adults, the elderly and children
which in larger doses acts as a laxative.
over 12 years:
Before you take the medicine….
As an antacid
✗ Do not use the medicine if you have…. • Take 1 or 2 x 5ml spoonfuls with a
• An allergy to any of the ingredients listed.
little water when required.
• Severe kidney failure.
As a laxative
• A severe stomach or bowel condition.
• Take 5 to 10 x 5ml spoonfuls
• Or give to children under 12 years old.
(25 - 50ml) in a glass of water at
bedtime.
! Talk to your doctor if you have….
Do not give to children under 12 years
• Kidney or liver problems.
old.
• Or you are elderly or weak as you may react
If constipation persists ask your
differently to this medicine.
for advice.
! Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you doctor
! If you accidentally take too much
are taking any other medicines as
see a doctor straight away.

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By reporting side effects you can
help provide more information on
the safety of this medicine.

Storing the medicine

Do not store above 25°C. Do not allow to freeze.
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Use by the date shown on the label.
Active ingredient per 5ml: magnesium hydroxide
paste concentrated 1.325g.
Also contains: sodium benzoate (E211) and purified
water.
(Magnesium hydroxide
What the medicine looks like
8% w/w)
Magnesium Hydroxide Mixture is a white suspension.
For symptomatic relief of
This label was last revised in June 2015
flatulence, heartburn, dyspepsia
Manufactured by the licence
and indigestion.
antacids
can
interfere
with
their
action....
Possible side effects
holder Thornton and Ross
For relief of occasional constipation.
• You should avoid taking other medicines at the May cause diarrhoea and colic.
Ltd., Huddersfield,
same time as this medicine if possible. Allow
If you have any side effects, stop use HD7 5QH, UK.
3 hours between taking this and your other
and tell your doctor or pharmacist.
PL 00240/6500R
medicines to reduce the possibility of
Reporting of side effects
interaction. Talk to your doctor if unsure.
If you get any side effects, talk to
! Pregnant or breastfeeding
your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using This includes any possible side
this medicine if you are pregnant, might be pregnant effects not listed in this leaflet. You
or are breastfeeding. Magnesium Hydroxide Mixture can also report side effects directly
should not be used in pregnancy or breastfeeding
via the Yellow Card Scheme at:
22231111
unless the doctor has told you to do so.
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard

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Process Black

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Component

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Pack Size

500ml

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IG Code

22231111

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Dimensions

80 x 185mm

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03.06.2015

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Data Matrix: 22231111 VERIFIED

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