What it does: 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. Magnesium Hydroxide
Size (200) Unit (ML) Height (16) Width (7.8) Depth (3.7)
Product code: 327551
How to take: 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 spoonfuls (first or second line in dosing cup). Repeat as necessary to maximum of twelve 5 ml spoonfuls (60 ml) in 24 hours.
Under 3: To be given only on the advice of a doctor.
Do not use for more than 14 days.
Phillips’ Milk of Magnesia can also be used as a laxative:
Aged 3-12: Give one to two 5 ml spoonfuls (first or second line in dosing cup) at bedtime.
Under 3: To be given only on the advice of a 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.