Milk of Magnesia Milk of Magnesia 200ml

€6.50

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Milk of Magnesia liquid is an oral suspension of 415mg Magnesium Hydroxide per 5ml.  It provides gentle soothing relief for upset stomach and indigestion with a tasty mint flavour. Milk of Magnesia can also be used to relieve constipation.

  • Relieves stomach upset and indigestion
  • Neutralises excess stomach acid
  • Can also be used to relieve constipation
  • Traditional mint flavour
  • Can be used from 12 years old
  • Milk Of Magnesia can be used in children only after medical advice
How To Use
  • Shake well before use
  • Use within 6 months of opening
  • Full patient leaflet is available here

To Treat Upset Stomach & Indigestion
Adults and children older than 12 years

  • Take one to two 5ml spoonfuls (first or second line in dosing cup)
  • Repeat as necessary to a maximum of twelve 5ml spoonfuls (60ml) in 24 hours
  • Maximum treatnment should not exceed 14 consecutive days

Children: (6-11 years)

  • Give one 5ml spoonful (first line in dosing cup)
  • Repeat as necessary to a maximum of six 5ml spoonfuls (30ml) in 24 hours
  • Maximum treatnment should not exceed 14 consecutive days

To Relieve Constipation
Adults and children older than 12 years

  • Take six to nine 5ml spoonfuls (30 to 45ml measured in dosing cup) at bedtime
  • Repeat nightly, reducing dose Muntil constipation is relieved
  • Maximum treatment should not exceed 3 consecutive days

Children: (2-11 years)

  • Give one to two 5ml spoonfuls (first or second line in dosing cup) at bedtime
  • If a laxative dose is needed everyday or there is persistent abdominal pain, consult your doctor
  • Not to be given to children except on medical advice
  • Prolonged continuous use is not recommended
  • Maximum treatment should not exceed 3 consecutive days

Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

Milk of Magnesia should not be taken during pregnancuy or breastfeeding unless your doctor tells you to

Active Ingredients

Milk Of Magnesia contains Magnesium Hydroxide 415mg/5ml suspension

Other ingreduients include Sodium hydrogen carbonate, Oil of peppermint, Glycerol Sodium saccharin, Water

Delivery Info

Deliveries in Republic Of Ireland and Northern Ireland

Order before 3pm for next day delivery in Republic of Ireland or before 2pm for Northern Ireland.

Deliveries To UK

Deliveries to UK addresses are continuing as normal via Royal Mail Tracked 48 service in 3-5 working days

European Courier Delivery (DPD & UPS) Deliveries to France, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Denmark, Poland, Austria, Belgium, Sweden, Portugal & Finland will now use a courier service. This is a faster shipping service than current postal times with shipping now estimated within 4-6 working days..

International Deliveries

For more information on international delivery, please read our Delivery Information? page.

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How To Take Milk Of Magnesia

  • Shake well before use
  • Use within 6 months of opening

To Treat Upset Stomach & Indigestion
Adults and children older than 12 years

  • Take one to two 5ml spoonfuls (first or second line in dosing cup)
  • Repeat as necessary to a maximum of twelve 5ml spoonfuls (60ml) in 24 hours
  • Maximum treatnment should not exceed 14 consecutive days

Children: (6-11 years)

  • Give one 5ml spoonful (first line in dosing cup)
  • Repeat as necessary to a maximum of six 5ml spoonfuls (30ml) in 24 hours
  • Maximum treatnment should not exceed 14 consecutive days

To Relieve Constipation
Adults and children older than 12 years

  • Take six to nine 5ml spoonfuls (30 to 45ml measured in dosing cup) at bedtime
  • Repeat nightly, reducing dose Muntil constipation is relieved
  • Maximum treatment should not exceed 3 consecutive days

Children: (2-11 years)

  • Give one to two 5ml spoonfuls (first or second line in dosing cup) at bedtime
  • If a laxative dose is needed everyday or there is persistent abdominal pain, consult your doctor
  • Not to be given to children except on medical advice
  • Prolonged continuous use is not recommended
  • Maximum treatment should not exceed 3 consecutive days

Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

Milk of Magnesia should not be taken during pregnancuy or breastfeeding unless your doctor tells you to

Other warnings or Precautions

Other medicines and magnesium hydroxide: Some medicines may be affected by magnesium hydroxide or they may affect how well magnesium hydroxide will work. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are already taking any of the following.

ACE inhibitors (captopril, enalapril, fosinapril); beta-blockers (propanolol, atenolol), antibacterials and antifungals (azithromycin, cefaclor, cefpodoxime, isoniazid, itraconazole capsules, nitrofurantoin, rifampicin, tetracyclines, ketoconazole capsules and the quinolone group of antibacterials); antivirals (atazanavir, fosamprenavir, tipranavir, delavirdine, rilpivirine); antihistamines (fexofenadine); bisphosphonates (alendronate, tiludronate, clodronate, risedronate, etidronate); corticosteroids (deflazacort, prednisone, prednisolone, dexamethasone); digoxin; dipyridamole; antiepileptics (gabapentin and phenytoin); ulcer healing drugs (lansoprazole); levothyroxine; mycophenolate; iron preparations; lipid regulating drugs (rosuvastatin); antipsychotics (sulpiride, phenothiazines, chlorpromazine); antimalarials (chloroquine, hydrochloroquine, proguanil); penicillamine.

If you are taking other medicines including those obtained without a prescription.

You may need to take other medicines 2-3 hours before or after this medicine.

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