Phillips’ Milk of Magnesia
Benefits of Phillips’ Milk of Magnesia
– Treats constipation
- make stools softer
- facilitate bowel movement
- suitable for both children and adults
- may be ingested or applied rectally
- accessible in rectal and oral formulations
- Usually taken once or twice daily, depending on need.
Customers have relied on Phillips' Milk of Magnesia for more than 150 years. It is one of the most well-known and frequently used laxatives on the market right now. Phillips Milk of Magnesia is safe for use by both adults and children and can be administered orally or rectally. Magnesium hydroxide, the main component of Phillips' Milk of Magnesia, works by attracting water to the intestines, softening the stool, and making it easier to pass.
Magnesium hydroxide is quickly absorbed from the digestive tract after oral administration. Magnesium from magnesium hydroxide has a low bioavailability, ranging from 0% to 4%. Magnesium reaches its peak plasma concentrations 1 to 4 hours after oral administration. By way of the biliary route, magnesium is primarily excreted in the feces.
White powdered magnesium hydroxide is insoluble in water. It is frequently employed as a laxative and antacid. Magnesium hydroxide's chemical name is Mg(OH)2.
Magnesium hydroxide has a low bioavailability and is not well absorbed from the digestive system. Magnesium peak plasma concentrations are reached 1 to 4 hours after oral administration. By way of the biliary route, magnesium is primarily excreted in the feces.
Dosage and Administration
For constipation relief, 15 to 30 mL of Phillips' Milk of Magnesia should be taken orally once or twice daily. 10 to 20 mL taken orally once or twice daily is the recommended dose for sporadic irregularity. Start with a lower dose and gradually increase it for best results. You can consume Phillips Milk of Magnesium with or without food.
Shake the bottle thoroughly before each dose if you're using the oral formulation. Take the oral liquid as directed after measuring it with a measuring spoon or cup. Never take more than the prescribed amount.