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Phillips' Milk of Magnesia Original
Active Ingredients

In each 15 mL
Magnesium hydroxide 1200 mg; Saline laxative

Uses
relieves occasional constipation (irregularity). This product usually produces bowel movement in ½ 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 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
  • shake well before use
  • 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.
  • for accurate dosing, only use the dosing cup provided
  • mL = milliliter; TBSP = Tablespoon
  • adults and children 12 years and older: 30 mL (2 TBSP) to 60 mL (4 TBSP)
  • children 6 to 11 years: 15 mL (1 TBSP) to 30 mL (2 TBSP)
  • children under 6 years: ask a doctor
Other Information
  • each tablespoon (15 mL) contains: magnesium 500 mg
  • store at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat above 40°C (104°F). Avoid freezing. Close cap tightly after use.
Inactive Ingredients
purified water, sodium hypochlorite
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