Acme's Milk Of Magnesium Oral Suspension

Acme's Milk Of Magnesium Oral Suspension is manufactured by Acme Laboratories Limited. Acme's Milk Of Magnesium Oral Suspension contains 400 mg/5 ml Magnesium Hydroxide. It is Antacid with laxative action class drug.

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.

Uses

Acid regurgitation, Constipation, Gastric ulcer, Gastrointestinal hyperacidity, Heartburn, Indigestion, Non ulcer dyspepsia, Osmotic laxative

Brand Name: Acme's Milk Of Magnesium
Generic: Magnesium Hydroxide
Weight: 400 mg/5 ml
Type: Oral Suspension
Therapeutic Class: Antacid with laxative action
Manufacturer: Acme Laboratories Limited
Price: 84.25
Last Updated: November 21, 2020 at 6:15 pm

Dosage

Acme's Milk Of Magnesium contains Magnesium Hydroxide 400 mg/5 ml. Acme's Milk Of Magnesium Dosage:

Gastrointestinal hyperacidity:

  • Adult: Up to 1 g daily, usually given in conjunction with an aluminium-containing antacid eg, aluminium hydroxide.

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.

 

Side Effects

GI irritation, diarrhoea, abdominal cramps; hypermagnesaemia (in patients with renal impairment). Paralytic ileus.

Precaution

Colostomy, ileostomy; electrolyte imbalance. Monitor for toxicity in patients with impaired renal function. Pregnancy.

Acme's Milk Of Magnesium

Interaction

Decreases absorption of tetracyclines and biphosphonates. Separate administration of these and other drugs by around 2 hr.

Pregnancy Lactation use

Pregnancy category- A.

Contraindication

Intestinal obstruction, faecal impaction; renal failure; appendicitis.

Special Warning

 

Acute Overdose

 

Interaction with other Medicine

 

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