Phillips' Milk of Magnesia liquid (magnesium hydroxide) is used to relieve indigestion, excess acid and wind, heartburn and stomach discomfort. It can also be used as a laxative to relieve constipation.

Suitable for

Suitable for adults and children 3 years and over.

 

Phillips' Milk of Magnesia Liquid

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  • Shake well before each use. You can take Phillips' Milk of Magnesia with milk or water if you want. Drink plenty of fluid during the course of your treatment.

    Adults: Take one to two 5 ml spoonful (first line or second line in dosing cup). Repeat as necessary to
    a maximum of twelve 5 ml spoonfuls (60 ml) in 24 hours.

    Aged 3-12: Give One 5 ml spoonful (first line in dosing cup). Repeat as necessary to a maximum of six 5 ml spoonfuls (30 ml) in 24 hours.

    Under 3: To be given only on the advice of your doctor.

    Do not use for more than 14 days.

    Phillips' Milk of Magnesia can also be used as a laxative:

    Adults: Take six to nine 5ml spoonfuls (30-45 ml measured in dosing cup) at bedtime. Repeat nightly, reducing dose until constipation is relieved.

    Aged 3-12: Give One to two 5 ml spoonful (first or second line in dosing cup) at bed time.

    Under 3: To be given only on the advice of your doctor.

    Do not use for more than 3 days.

    If a laxative dose is needed every day or if there is persistent abdominal pain, consult your doctor. Do not take more than the recommended dose. You may experience diarrhoea.If you get this or any other side effects not mentioned, stop using this medicine and tell your doctor or pharmacist.

    If you take too much contact your doctor or casualty department.

    Warnings

    • If you have had an allergic reaction to any of the ingredients listed.

    Check with your doctor before using this product if:
     

    • You have kidney problems
    • You are taking any other medicines (including those you have bought yourself)
    • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.

    Check with yur doctor if symptoms continue.

    Precautions

    • This is a medicine; Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist.
    • Seek advice before using if you are breast feeding, pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or suffer from allergies.
    • Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.

     

    Active ingredients

    Each 5ml contains magnesium hydroxide 415mg.

     

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