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Cardinal Health

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  • Contraindications
  • Warnings
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  • Overdosage
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Cardinal Health Milk of Magnesia Drug Facts

FULL PRESCRIBING INFORMATION: CONTENTS*




FULL PRESCRIBING INFORMATION

Active ingredient (in each 15 mL TBSP)

Magnesium hydroxide 1200 mg

Purpose

Saline laxative

Uses

  • •relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
  • •generally 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 more than 2 weeks

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

taking any other drug. Take this product two or more hours before or after other drugs. Laxatives may affect how other drugs work.

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. (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
  • •drink a full glass (8 oz) of liquid with each dose
  • •for accurate dosing, use dose cup provided
  • •TBSP = tablespoonful

adults and children 12 years and older

2 to 4 TBSP.

children 6 to 11 years

1 to 2 TBSP.

children under 6 years

ask a doctor

Other information

  • •each tablespoon (15 mL) contains: calcium 20 mg, magnesium 595 mg, potassium 2 mg and sodium 2 mg
  • •does not meet USP requirements for preservative effectiveness
  • •store at 20-25ºC (68-77ºF)
  • •keep tightly closed

Inactive ingredients

anhydrous citric acid, D&C red #28, flavor, glycerin, purified water, sorbitol solution, sucrose, xanthan gum

Questions or comments?

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Compare to Phillips’® Milk of Magnesia active ingredient

Milk of Magnesia

Saline Laxative

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Stimulant Free

Wild Cherry Flavor

ALCOHOL 0.4%

leader milk of magnesia

Magnesium hydroxide LIQUID

Product Information

Product Type Human otc drug label Item Code (Source) NDC:37205-459
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule

Active Ingredient/Active Moiety

Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
magnesium hydroxide MAGNESIUM CATION 1200 mg

Inactive Ingredients

Ingredient Name Strength
ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID
D&C RED NO. 28
GLYCERIN
water
sorbitol
SUCROSE
XANTHAN GUM

Product Characteristics

Color
PINK (Opaque Light pink)

Packaging

# Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
1 NDC:37205-459-40 355 in 1 BOTTLE

Marketing Information

Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
part part334 2005-01-19


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