Phillips' Milk of Magnesia USP
Description & Features
- Stimulant Free
- Cramp Free
- Works with your body's natural process to gently relieve occasional constipation
Caution: Consult a doctor before taking this product if you suffer from kidney disease, are on tetracycline, or have noticed a sudden change in bowel habits persisting for over 2 weeks. Not to be used when abdominal pain, nausea, fever or vomiting are present. Do not take within 2 hours of other medicines because the effectiveness of the other medicine may be altered. Overuse or extended use may cause dependence for bowel function. If symptoms persist for more than 1 week, see a doctor. Rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement after use may indicate a serious condition; discontinue use and consult a doctor. In case of accidental overdose, contact a Poison Control Centre or your doctor immediately. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
Antacid: Adults: 1 to 3 teaspoonfuls (5-15 mL) with a little water up to 4 times a day or as directed by a doctor.
Laxative: Take the recommended dosage, preferably at bedtime. Follow with a full glass of water. Produces bowel movement in 1/2 to 6 hours. Age 12 years and older: 2-4 tablespoons (30-60 mL); 6-11 years: 1-2 tablespoons (15-30 mL); 2-5 years: 1-3 tablespoons (5-15 mL). Consult a doctor for children under 2 years.
Non-medicinal ingredients: sodium hypochlorite solution, water.