Phillips' Concentrated Milk of Magnesia Saline Laxative, Fresh Strawberry 8 oz (1 Pack)

SKU: 1159970-1

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Heading Works more like nature intended.
Purpose Laxative
Manufacturer Bayer Inc
Active Ingredients Magnesium Hydroxide 2400 mg
Directions Do not exceed the maximum recommended daily dose in a 24 hour period. Shake well before use. Dose may be taken once a day preferably at bedtime, in divided doses, or as directed by a doctor. Drink a full glass (8oz) of liquid with each dose. Adults and children 12 years and older: 1 to 2 tablespoonfuls. Children 6 to 11 years: 1/2 to 1 tablespoonful. Children under 6 years: ask a doctor. Other Information: Store at room temperature and avoid freezing. Keep tightly closed.
Inactive Ingredients Anhydrous Citric Acid; D&C Red #28; Flavors; Glycerin; Propylene Glycol; Purified Water; Sodium Hypochlorite; Sorbitol; Sucrose; Each Tablespoon (15 mL) Contains: Magnesium 1000 mg
Uses Relieves occasional constipation (irregularity). This product usually produces bowel movement in 1/2 to 6 hours. Phillips' is gentle and stimulant-free so it works more like nature intended. Some other overnight laxatives containing stimulants can cause abdominal discomfort and cramps. It encourages your body to take its natural course and relieves constipation comfortably. You don't have to feel worse before you feel better. Full strength of regular Phillips' in half the dose! Great taste.
Warnings 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 use 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 breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

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  1. Very effective
    Posted by Unknown on 24th Sep 2018

    The taste isn’t appealing, but the results were. I took a full dose, and used the restroom 5 times afterwards. I feel a lot better!

  2. don't over do this
    Posted by Unknown on 5th Jan 2015

    just like the other reviewer, i didn't notice that this was the concentrated kind. i took 2 cups; with regular phillips 2 cups would work in about 4.5 hours. i gave my wife a ride to work thinking that it wouldn't work for 2.5 hours and it started working on the way back home-only 2 hours after i took it. the taste isn't as tolerable as the regular kind and there's no cramping like there is with dulcolax but unfortunately it just worked very strong & quickly.

  3. read the fine print
    Posted by Unknown on 27th Sep 2011

    i purchased this since i was really constipated. at the time the bottle said "concentrated" in only very small print. hopefully that has been corrected now. i thought i was buying the regular strength brand since i didn't see "concentrated" on the bottle. since i was really uncomfortable i took a very large dose, not noticing that this was the extra strength variety. the good news was that even with the accidental overdose i didn't experience any cramping and had results in about 2 hours or so. the down side was that i could not stop going to the bathroom the rest of the day. i even went once in the middle of the night and a few times the following morning. moral is to read the fine print and follow the dosing instructions exactly.

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