Milk of Magnesia liquid is an antacid and coats the area of discomfort for gentle relief from indigestion, over acidity, flatulence, heartburn and stomach discomfort.
Milk of Magnesia is an oral suspension used to relieve stomach discomfort, including indigestion, heartburn and trapped wind.
It can also be used as a laxative to treat bouts of short term constipation.
Milk of Magnesia works by neutralising the acid in your acid.
Adults:Take one to two 5ml spoonfuls (first line or second line in dosing cup). Repeat as necessary. Maximum of 12 spoonfuls in 24 hours.
Children aged 3 - 12:Give one 5ml spoonful (First line in dosing cup). Repeat as necessary. Maximum of six 5ml spoonfuls in 24 hours.
If using as a laxative.
Adults:Take six to nine 5ml spoonful (30-45ml measured in dosing cup) at bedtime. Repeat nightly, reducing dose until constipation is relieved.
Children aged 3 - 12:Give one to two 5ml spoonful (First or second line in dosing cup) at bed time.
Do not use for more than 3 days.
415mg of magnesium hydroxide per 5ml
Do not use if sensitive to any of the ingredients. Before using consult your doctor if you have Kidney problems or are taking any other medication particularly Tetracycline, Digoxin, dicoumarol or cimetidine.
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