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.
Acid regurgitation, Constipation, Gastric ulcer, Gastrointestinal hyperacidity, Heartburn, Indigestion, Non ulcer dyspepsia, Osmotic laxative
|Brand Name:||Acme's Milk Of Magnesium|
|Weight:||400 mg/5 ml|
|Therapeutic Class:||Antacid with laxative action|
|Manufacturer:||Acme Laboratories Limited|
|Last Updated:||November 21, 2020 at 6:15 pm|
Table Of contents
Acme's Milk Of Magnesium contains Magnesium Hydroxide 400 mg/5 ml. Acme's Milk Of Magnesium Dosage:
- Adult: Up to 1 g daily, usually given in conjunction with an aluminium-containing antacid eg, aluminium hydroxide.
- 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.
GI irritation, diarrhoea, abdominal cramps; hypermagnesaemia (in patients with renal impairment). Paralytic ileus.
Colostomy, ileostomy; electrolyte imbalance. Monitor for toxicity in patients with impaired renal function. Pregnancy.
Decreases absorption of tetracyclines and biphosphonates. Separate administration of these and other drugs by around 2 hr.
Pregnancy Lactation use
Pregnancy category- A.
Intestinal obstruction, faecal impaction; renal failure; appendicitis.
Interaction with other Medicine