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Bayer Phillips Milk Of Magnesia Liquid

Brand: BAYER HEALTHCARE SKU: 312843353022
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Original, 12 oz

SKU 312843353022
$10.69 Each

Fresh Mint, 12 oz

SKU 3.13E+11
$10.69 Each
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Constipation is a condition in which the stools become hard and hard to pass. Phillips Milk of Magnesia is a laxative that can help empty your bowels if you're having trouble going to the toilet and helps to relieve constipation. Milk of magnesia is also used to treat symptoms caused by too much stomach acid, such as heartburn, upset stomach, or indigestion. It usually produces bowel movement in ½ to 6 hours. This is the #1 milk of magnesia brand that provides overnight relief from occasional constipation


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Features of Phillips Milk Of Magnesia Liquid

  • Works with your body's natural process to gently relieve occasional constipation
  • Saline laxative with 1200 mg of Magnesium hydroxide
  • Cramp and stimulant-free
  • Available in original and fresh-mint flavor
  • Generally produces a bowel movement in 1/2 hour to 6 hours
  • Each 15 mL contains: magnesium 500 mg and sodium 3 mg


Active Ingredients

Magnesium hydroxide 1200 mg

Inactive Ingredients

anhydrous citric acid, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, D&C red #28, flavor, glycerin, microcrystalline cellulose, purified water, sodium citrate, sodium hypochlorite, sucrose, xanthan gum.

Treatment for Constipation

how to treat constipation

  • Normalization of the diet: Eat high-fiber foods such as whole-wheat grains, fresh vegetables, and beans.
  • Setting Enemas: A warm mineral oil enema is often used to soften and lubricate the stool.
  • Antispasmodic: Antispasmodic drugs relieve stomach cramps and relax the smooth muscle of the gut.
  • Drinking at least 2 liters of water: Increasing water content inside the gut can help soften stools and stimulate bowel movements.
  • Increase your physical activity to normalize the work of the intestine
  • Oil intake: One tablespoon of olive oil, taken on an empty stomach in the morning, may relieve constipation for many healthy adults.
  • Taking sedatives for constipation relief
  • Belly massage: Belly massage can be effective in treating chronic constipation.

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How to take?

  • Do not exceed the maximum recommended daily dose in a 24-hour period.
  • Shake Phillips Milk Of Magnesia Liquid well before use.
  • The 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.
  • For accurate dosing, only use the dosing cup provided.
  • mL = milliliter.

Storage Instructions

  • Store at room temperature.
  • Avoid excessive heat above 40ºC (104°F).
  • Avoid freezing.
  • Close the cap tightly after use

Dosage Instructions

Dosing cup in mL   Milk of magnesia Dosing cup in TBSP

Age Group Quantity
adults and children 12 years and older    30 mL to 60 mL    
children 6 to 11 years 15 mL to 30 mL
children under 6 years ask a doctor


  • Do not use if you have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients
  • Ask a doctor before use if you have
    • kidney disease
    • a magnesium-restricted diet
    • stomach pain, nausea, or vomiting
    • a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts over 14 days
  • Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking a prescription drug. This product may interact with certain prescription drugs.
  • Stop using and ask a doctor if
    • You 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 1 week
  • If pregnant or breastfeeding, ask a health professional before use.
  • Keep out of reach of children. In case of an overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How much Milk of Magnesia liquid can I take for occasional constipation?

Milk of Magnesia may be taken once a day, preferably at bedtime, in divided doses, or as directed by a doctor. You may see the dosage instruction table for accurate dosage.

2. How long does it take for Phillips milk of magnesia to work?

It generally produces a bowel movement in 1/2 hour to 6 hours. However, this can vary according to the individual.

3. What is the milk of magnesia liquid used for?

It can be used as a laxative to relieve constipation and can also be used to relieve indigestion, excess acid and wind, heartburn, and stomach discomfort.

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