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Drug information on Dey's Milk Of Magnesia (Magnesium Hydroxide) from Deys Drugs & Chemicals

Dey's Milk Of Magnesia

Deys Drugs & Chemicals
Generic : Magnesium Hydroxide
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Magnesium Hydroxide

Magnesium Hydroxide(Milk Of Magnesia) generic Dey's Milk Of Magnesia is an antacid, prescribed for hyperacidity. It is also used as a laxative. It reduces stomach acid and increases water in the intestine.
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Medical Condition(s) for which Dey's Milk Of Magnesia may be prescribed

Side effects of Dey's Milk Of Magnesia

GI irritation, diarrhea, abdominal cramps and paralytic ileus.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO - Up to 1 g/day usually given with an Al-containing antacid.
Osmotic laxative 2.4-4.8 g/day in single or divided doses.

How to use Dey's Milk Of Magnesia?

It comes as a tablet and liquid to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Dey's Milk Of Magnesia not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Dey's Milk Of Magnesia

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of appendicitis, stomach pain, intestinal blockage, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, kidney problems, rectal bleeding, recent bowel surgery, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• After administration, this medication usually causes bowel movement within 30 minutes to 6 hours, if it is not happening consult with your doctor.

Other Precautions for Dey's Milk Of Magnesia

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Dey's Milk Of Magnesia

Store it as directed by your physician.

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