Active Ingredient:   Magnesium Hydroxide - 400 mg per teaspoon (5 ml).

Inactive Ingredients:    Original Formula - Purified Water. Mint Formula - Flavor, Mineral Oil, Purified Water, Saccharin Sodium. Cherry Formula - Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium, Citric Acid, D & C Red #28, Flavor, Glycerine, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Propylene Glycol, Purified Water, Sorbitol, Sugar, Xanthan Gum.

AS A LAXATIVE --To relieve occasional constipation (irregularity). This product generally produces bowel movement in 1 / 2 to 6 hours.

AS AN ANTACID --To relieve acid indigestion, sour stomach and heartburn.

Directions:    For Laxative Use - Adults and Children 12 years & older: 2-4 tablespoonsful at bedtime or upon arising, followed by a full glass (8 oz.) of liquid. Children 6-11 years: 1-2 tablespoonsful, followed by a full glass (8 oz.) of liquid. Children 2-5 years: 1-3 teaspoonsful, followed by a full glass (8 oz.) of liquid. Children under 2 years: Consult a doctor. SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING. DO NOT USE DOSAGE CUP FOR CHILDREN UNDER 12.

Directions:    For Antacid Use - Do not use dosage cup. Adults and Children 12 years & older: 1-3 teaspoonsful with a little water, up to four times a day or as directed by a doctor. SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING.

Drug Interaction Precaution:   Antacids may interact with certain prescription drugs. If you are presently taking a prescription drug, do not take this product without checking with your doctor or other health professional.

Laxative :   Do not take any laxative if abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting or kidney disease are present unless directed by a doctor. If you have noticed a sudden change in bowel habits persisting for over 2 weeks, consult a doctor before using a laxative. Laxative products should not be used for a period longer than 1 week, unless directed by a doctor. Rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement after use of a laxative may indicate a serious condition. Discontinue use and consult your doctor.

Phillips' Milk of Magnesia is a saline laxative.

Antacid :   Do not take more than the maximum recommended daily dosage in a 24 hour period (See Directions ), or use the maximum dosage of this product for than two weeks, or use this product if you have kidney disease, except under the advice and supervision of a doctor. May have laxative effect.

As with any drug, if you are pregnant or nursing a baby, seek the advice of a health professional before using this product. Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, seek professional assistance or contact a poison control center immediately.

Storage   Keep tightly closed and avoid freezing. This product does not need to be refrigerated.

How Supplied:   Phillips' Milk of Magnesia is available in Original, Mint, and Cherry formulas and comes in 4 oz., 12 oz., and 26 oz. bottles. Also available in chewable tablets and concentrated liquid formulas.


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