Milk of Magnesia
Milk of Magnesia
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Milk of Magnesia

Milk of Magnesia
Milk of Magnesia
Hugo Dover reviewed welzo.com
"The fastest delivery of any online pharmacy. Used 3 times, each order arrived the next day before 12:00"
Elina Goulliard reviewed welzo.com
"Reliable & original products, with fast next day delivery. Have been using Welzo for over a year now."
Elizabeth Moore reviewed welzo.com
"Welzo is the only online pharmacy I trust, lots of support from customer service who are easy to get a hold of and quick delivery."
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Magnesia Milk is a liquid ingestible medicine used to treat indigestion, acid reflux, heartburn, excess wind and stomach discomforts. It is also suitable to relieve...

Magnesia Milk is a liquid ingestible medicine used to treat indigestion, acid reflux, heartburn, excess wind and stomach discomforts. It is also suitable to relieve constipation.

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Description

What is Milk of Magnesia?

Milk of Magnesia is a gentle, soothing relief for symptoms of an upset stomach and indigestion. The easy-to-use liquid formula is suitable for treating occasional constipation in adults and children, as well as acid reflux, excess wind and heartburn. 

How does it work?

Milk of Magnesia contains the active ingredient magnesium hydroxide which is classed as a saline laxative medicine. It works by causing the stool to retain water which increases the number of bowel movements by making the stool softer to pass. 

Is Milk of Magnesia suitable for me?

Milk of Magnesia is suitable for use by adults and childre aged 3 and over. Consult with a doctor before using this medication if you have kidney problems, are taking any other medicines or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. 

The product images shown may represent the range of products, or be for illustration purposes only and may not be an exact representation of the product.

Side Effects

All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.

  • Diarrhoea 

If laxative dose is needed every day or if there is consistent abdominal pain, speak with your doctor. 


Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.

Dosages

Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Milk of Magnesia.

Milk of Magnesia can be taken with milk or water if preferred. Ensure you drink plenty of fluid during the course of your treatment.

For adults:

  • Take one to two 5ml spoonfuls.
  • Repeat as necessary.
  • Only take a maximum of twelve 5ml spoonfuls (60ml) in 24 hours. 

For ages 3-12:

  • Give one 5ml spoonful.
  • Repeat as necessary to a maximum of six 5ml spoonfuls (30ml) in 24 hours. 

Do not use Milk of Magnesia for more than 14 days. 


Disclaimer: This website does not provide medical advice. No information listed on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment before undergoing a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.


Delivery

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All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.

 

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We know that many of our customers turn to us when they need personal medication, preferring to use our online service rather than shopping for the product face to face. That is why our delivery is always discreetly packaged in plain brown boxes or enveloped. You will not have to worry about any content descriptions, and the package will be for your eyes only!

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Buy Milk of Magnesia Online

Please note the information below is intended for general knowledge, please read the manufacturer guidelines and/or the information provided by a healthcare professional for more specific guidance. This information should not substitute medical advice.

Buy Milk of Magnesia online with Welzo and receive your order with express shipping directly to your address of choice. Welzo is the UK's leading online pharmacy and home health testing platform, with over 3000 items available online. Welzo is an approved sellerMilk of Magnesia. Order Milk of Magnesia to the comfort of your home.

Milk of Magnesia Ingredients

Magnesium Hydroxide 415 mg, Sodium hydrogen carbonate, oil of peppermint, glycerol, sodium saccharin and purified water. 

Milk of Magnesia ingredient lists may change due to formula updates. For the latest ingredients, consult the product leaflet.

Can I buy Milk of Magnesia in the UK?

Yes, Milk of Magnesia is available to purchase in the United Kingdom. You will be able to purchase Milk of Magnesia both from your local store/pharmacy or online.

Where can I buy Milk of Magnesia?

You can buy Milk of Magnesia online and in-store from your local pharmacy. Milk of Magnesia is also available with express shipping from Welzo.com.

How to use Milk of Magnesia

To use Milk of Magnesia correctly, it is important to follow the instructions/information leaflet that comes with the product. Read all of the information thoroughly before taking the product. If you have any further questions about how to take Milk of Magnesia, please contact Welzo via the help centre and we will be happy to help.

What is Milk of Magnesia?

For more information on Milk of Magnesia, as one of the top global toothpaste brands, scroll up to the description at the top of the product page which will give more insight into what Milk of Magnesia is.

What is the shelf life of Milk of Magnesia?

The shelf life of Milk of Magnesia can be determined by reading the expiry date on the product itself. Other factors such as storage conditions can impact the shelf life of Milk of Magnesia.

How should I store Milk of Magnesia?

Milk of Magnesia should be stored as per the manufacturer guidelines and information leaflet that comes with the product packaging.

When storing Milk of Magnesia, it is crucial to follow the guidelines listed below in order to ensure the safety and effectiveness of the medicine:

  1. Read the label of Milk of Magnesia: Always read the label and/ or manufacturer guidelines that comes with Milk of Magnesia for specific storage instructions, as different products may require unique conditions.
  2. Keep in a cool, dry place: Generally, most OTC medications should be stored in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight, heat, and moisture. Avoid storing medicines in a bathroom cabinet or near a radiator, as temperature and humidity fluctuations may affect their potency.
  3. Maintain proper temperature: The ideal temperature for storing most medications is between 15°C and 25°C. If a specific temperature range is recommended on the label of Milk of Magnesia, make sure to follow it closely.
  4. Use original packaging of Milk of Magnesia: Keep the medication in its original container or packaging, which often provides protection from light and moisture. Additionally, original packaging usually contains important information such as the expiry date, dosage instructions, and potential side effects.
  5. Keep out of reach of children: Store medications in a secure location that is out of sight and reach of children to prevent accidental ingestion or misuse.
  6. Monitor expiry dates: Regularly check the expiry dates of your OTC medications and dispose of any expired or unused medication safely, in accordance with local regulations or your pharmacist's advice.

How should I take Milk of Magnesia?

When taking Milk of Magnesia, it is essential to follow the guidelines below to ensure safety and achieve the desired results:

  1. Read the label: Carefully read the label or enclosed leaflet that comes with the Milk of Magnesia for specific instructions on dosage, frequency, and any potential side effects or interactions before taking Laxido sachets.
  2. Follow dosage recommendations: Adhere to the recommended dosage and avoid taking more than the suggested amount, as this may lead to adverse effects or reduced effectiveness.
  3. Take with or without food: Some medications or supplements may require consumption with food to aid in absorption or prevent stomach irritation, while others should be taken on an empty stomach. Follow the instructions provided on the label or leaflet of Milk of Magnesia.
  4. Be mindful of timing: Take the medication or supplement at the specified intervals or times of day, as recommended on the label, to ensure optimal effectiveness.
  5. Check for interactions: If you are taking multiple medications or supplements, consult your pharmacist or healthcare professional to ensure there are no potential interactions that could affect their efficacy or cause adverse effects.
  6. Monitor side effects: If you experience any unusual or severe side effects while taking the medication or supplement, discontinue use and consult your healthcare professional immediately.
  7. Seek professional advice: If you have any concerns or questions about taking a specific medication or supplement, consult your pharmacist or healthcare professional for further guidance.

What are the side effects of Milk of Magnesia?

The side effects of an over-the-counter (OTC) medication or supplement can be diverse, and may include mild, moderate, or severe reactions.

If you are taking Milk of Magnesia for the first time, it is important to monitor any adverse or allergic reactions. Ensure you are not allergic to any of the ingredients in Milk of Magnesia before taking. If you experience an allergic reaction please discontinue use of Milk of Magnesia and seek immediate medical attention.

For information on the specific side effects of Milk of Magnesia read the information leaflet/label that comes with Milk of Magnesia.

It is important to note that not everyone will experience side effects, and the severity or type of side effects may differ from person to person. Factors such as individual sensitivity, dosage, and interactions with other medications or supplements can influence the occurrence and intensity of side effects.

If you encounter any concerning side effects while taking Milk of Magnesia, stop using the product and consult a healthcare professional promptly. They can advise you on whether it is safe to continue using the product or recommend an alternative treatment.

Always consult a pharmacist or healthcare professional before starting any new OTC medication or supplement, particularly if you have pre-existing health conditions, are pregnant or breastfeeding, or are taking other medications.

How does Milk of Magnesia work?

The way an over-the-counter (OTC) medication or supplement works depends on the active ingredients it contains, as well as the intended purpose of the product. Generally, OTC medications and supplements are formulated to target specific symptoms, conditions, or to support overall health and well-being.

Laxido work to treat faecal impaction and other issues by providing relief from constipation with the recommended and usual dose.

It is important to drink plenty of water and keep up the regular liquid intake to maintain normal levels of sodium. Stop taking Laxido orange if a serious allergic reaction, severe stomach cramps, abdominal pain or severe diarrhoea occur. Read your patient information leaflet or speak to your doctor for further information. Do not take more than three or more sachets daily or as recommended.

Can Milk of Magnesia be used by children and infants?

Read the information leaflet/label of Milk of Magnesia to find out if it can be used by children/infants. Furthermore, it depends on various factors, including the child's age, weight, health conditions, and the specific product in question. It is essential to exercise caution when administering any medication or supplement to a child.

  1. Read the label: Carefully examine the label or enclosed leaflet of the Milk of Magnesia for information on age restrictions, dosages, and any specific warnings or contraindications for children.
  2. Age-appropriate products: Some OTC medications and supplements are specifically formulated for children, with adjusted dosages and child-friendly forms, such as chewable tablets, liquid suspensions, or gummies. Opt for these products when available and follow the instructions provided for the child's age group.
  3. Consult a healthcare professional: If you are unsure whether Milk of Magnesia is suitable for your child, it is always best to consult a pharmacist, doctor, or paediatrician for advice. They can provide guidance on the appropriateness, dosage, and potential side effects of the product for your child.
  4. Monitor for side effects: Children may be more susceptible to side effects or adverse reactions from medications or supplements. Closely observe your child for any signs of side effects or discomfort, discontinue use and consult a healthcare professional if you have any concerns.

Can I buy Milk of Magnesia from Boots?

It is generally possible to buy Laxido sachets and other over-the-counter medication, including Milk of Magnesia, from UK pharmacies like Boots. However, I recommend checking the Boots website or contacting Boots directly for the most current and accurate information. Remember to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new medication.

Can I buy Milk of Magnesia from Superdrug?

If you would like to buy Milk of Magnesia, you will need to check availability on the Superdrug website.

Can I buy Milk of Magnesia from Amazon?

Amazon does not always sell all over the counter products such as Milk of Magnesia, that we offer, as they are not a pharmacy service provider. Always check with Amazon to see if they offer Milk of Magnesiaor through other global toothpaste brands. You can also buy Laxido sachets at Welzo.com

Can I use Milk of Magnesia for constipation?

Yes, Milk of Magnesia is suitable for treating constipation. It works by causing water to be retained in the stool so it can be passed more easily.

Is Milk of Magnesia a strong laxative?

Milk of Magnesia contains the ingredient magnesium hydroxide, which usually causes a bowel movement within 30 minutes to 6 hours after taking it. 

Ask your doctor or pharmacist if Milk of Magnesia is suitable for you.

Can Milk of Magnesia be used for babies?

Milk of Magnesia should only be given to children aged under 3 years on the advice of your doctor.

How long can I use Milk of Magnesia for?

Milk of Magnesia should only be used for 1 week. If you are still experiencing symptoms, speak with your doctor.

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Lynelle Auber

Absolutely satisfied with my purchase of Milk-of-Magnesia. It's effective and gentle on the stomach. Highly recommended for anyone dealing with digestive issues.