Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia)

Indications
Oral
Gastrointestinal hyperacidity
Adult: Up to 1 g daily, usually given in conjunction with an aluminium-containing antacid eg, aluminium hydroxide.
Oral
Osmotic laxative
Adult: 2.4-4.8 g daily as a single dose or in divided doses.
Child: 6-11 yr: 1.2-2.4 g daily; 2-5 yr: 0.4-1.2 g daily. Doses may be given as a single dose or in divided doses.
Contraindications
Intestinal obstruction, faecal impaction; renal failure; appendicitis.
Warnings / Precautions
Colostomy, ileostomy; electrolyte imbalance. Monitor for toxicity in patients with impaired renal function. Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
GI irritation, diarrhoea, abdominal cramps; hypermagnesaemia (in patients with renal impairment). Paralytic ileus.
Drug Interactions
Decreases absorption of tetracyclines and biphosphonates. Separate administration of these and other drugs by around 2 hr.
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Mechanism of Actions
Magnesium hydroxide increases peristaltic activity causing osmotic retention of fluids, thus resulting in bowel evacuation. It also reduces stomach acid by reacting with hydrochloric acid to form Mg chloride.
ATC Classification
G04BX01 - magnesium hydroxide ; Belongs to the class of other urologicals.
A02AA04 - magnesium hydroxide ; Belongs to the class of magnesium-containing antacids.
Available As
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 1.14 gm
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 1.25 gm
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 10 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 100 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 11.25 ml
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 12 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 120 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 140 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 150 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 180 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 185 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 200 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 230 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 240 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 25 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 250 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 3 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 3.75 ml
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 300 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 310 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 40 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 400 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 45 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 50 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 500 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 60 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 600 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 61.8 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 7.2 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 75 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 8% w/w
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 80 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 83 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 85%
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 85% w/v
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 90 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 900 mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 98 mg
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    Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) Containing Brands

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    Tablet Aglocid Aglowmed Ltd 1 Tablet
    ₹ 0.62
    10 Tablet
    ₹ 6.20
  • More Information Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 25 mg
  • More Information Aluminium Hydroxide 300 mg
  • More Information Simethicone 25 mg
  • More Information Magnesium Aluminium Silicate 50 mg
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    Gel Aglocid Gel (170 ml) Aglowmed Ltd 5 ml
    ₹ 0.91
    170 ml
    ₹ 31.00
  • More Information Dimethicone 25 mg
  • More Information Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 200 mg
  • More Information Aluminium Hydroxide 200 mg
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    Tablet Acirid (250+250) Modern Laboratories 1 Tablet
    ₹ 0.40
    10 Tablet
    ₹ 4.00
  • More Information Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 250 mg
  • More Information Aluminium Hydroxide 250 mg
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    Syrup Acinil (170 ml) Citadel Aurobindo Biotech Ltd. (CABL) 5 ml
    ₹ 0.52
    170 ml
    ₹ 17.75
  • More Information Dimethicone 50 mg
  • More Information Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 1.14 gm
  • More Information Aluminium Hydroxide 1.57 gm
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    Syrup Acinil O (120 ml) Citadel Aurobindo Biotech Ltd. (CABL) 5 ml
    ₹ 0.99
    120 ml
    ₹ 23.64
  • More Information Dimethicone 50 mg
  • More Information Oxethazine 10 mg
  • More Information Aluminium Hydroxide 1.567 gm
  • More Information Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 1.25 gm
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    Tablet Acidin MPS (250+250+50) East India Pharmaceutical Works Ltd. 1 Tablet
    ₹ 0.68
    8 Tablet
    ₹ 5.40
  • More Information Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 250 mg
  • More Information Dried Aluminium Hydroxide 250 mg
  • More Information Activated Dimethicone 50 mg
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    Tablet Acifix Morepen Laboratories Ltd. 1 Tablet
    ₹ 0.58
    10 Tablet
    ₹ 5.80
  • More Information Simethicone 50 mg
  • More Information Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 400 mg
  • More Information Dried Aluminium Hydroxide 200 mg
  • More Information Alginic Acid 100 mg
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    Suspension Deys Milk Of Magnesia (110 ml) Deys Drugs & Chemicals 5 ml
    ₹ 0.73
    110 ml
    ₹ 16.00
  • More Information Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 8% w/w
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    Tablet Deys Milk Of Magnesia (310 mg) Deys Drugs & Chemicals 1 Tablet
    ₹ 0.30
    10 Tablet
    ₹ 3.00
  • More Information Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 310 mg
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    Tablet Milk of Magnesia (310 mg) Deys Medical Stores (Mfg) Ltd 1 Tablet
    ₹ 0.48
    10 Tablet
    ₹ 4.80
  • More Information Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 310 mg
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