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Milk of magnesia liquid to relieve constipation, original - 16 oz
(Generic Phillips M.O.M) Milk of magnesia liquid relieves occasional constipation (irregularity).
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MANUFACTURER: PREFFERED PLUS PRODUCTS. INDICATIONS: Milk of magnesia liquid to relieve constipation, original relieves irregularity. This product usually produces bowel movement in 1/2 to 6 hours. It is most commonly found as a liquid. The magnesium in the liquid can both neutralize excess stomach acid and, if taken in slightly larger doses, act as a saline laxative. This means that the magnesium works to pull salt or a saline solution from the blood into the intestines, therefore increasing the amount of water in the intestines and causing a laxative action.
Milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) is generally considered to be one of the more gentle laxatives, as opposed to stimulant laxatives such as Dulcolax which can cause fairly painful abdominal cramps in some people and may result in a dependency - ie, the inability to have a bowel movement without the use of a laxative. Milk of magnesia may not cause dependency, but as with any medication it is important to check this with your doctor. INGREDIENTS: Active Ingredients: In each 5 mL tsp: Magnesium Hydroxide (400 mg) (Saline Laxative). Inactive Ingredients: Water Purified, Sodium Hypochlorite. DIRECTIONS: Do not exceed the maximum recommended daily dose in a 24 hour period. shake well before use.
- Comfortable, cramp free relief.
- Works with your body, more like nature intended.
- Original flavor.
- Stimulant free.
- Sugar free.
- Each teaspoon (5 ml) contains: sodium 2 mg.
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. WARNINGS: Ask a doctor before use if you have
Stop use and ask a doctor ifyou 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 a week.
- kidney disease.
- stomach pain, nausea, or vomiting.
- a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts over 14 days.
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.
Purchase only if neck band printed with white 'Stimulant Free' is intact.
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