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Phillips' Milk of Magnesia Tablets (Fresh Mint)
Active Ingredients
In each tablet
Magnesium hydroxide 311 mg; laxative/antacid
Uses
  • Laxative
    • relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
    • this product usually causes bowel movement in ½ to 6 hours
  • Antacid
    • relieves:
    • heartburn
    • sour stomach
    • acid indigestion 
    • upset stomach associated with these symptoms
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
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
  • do not exceed the maximum recommended daily dose in a 24 hour period
 
Laxative
  • dose may be taken once in a 24 hour period preferably at bedtime, in divided doses, or as directed by a doctor
  • drink a full glass (8 oz) of liquid with each laxative dose
  • adults and children 12 years and older chew 8 tablets
  • children 6 to 11 years chew 4 tablets
  • children 3 to 5 years chew 2 tablets
  • children under 3 years ask a doctor
Antacid
  • take every 4 hours up to 4 times in a 24 hour period or as directed by a doctor
  • adults and children 12 years and older: chew 2 to 4 tablets
  • children under 12 years: ask a doctor
Other Information
  • each tablet contains: magnesium 130 mg 
  • store at room temperature
Inactive Ingredients
colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, dextrates, flavor, magnesium stearate, maltodextrin, sucrose
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