Phillips Milk of Magnesia suspension 114 mL

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Drug Form : Suspension
Pack Size : 114 ML
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Phillips Milk of Magnesia suspension contains Magnesium Hydroxide Gel | belongs to Antacid

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    How it works

    Phillips Milk of Magnesia suspension 114 mL reduces the amount of stomach acid and acts as an antacid. As a laxative, it increases the amount of water in the intestines and promotes bowel movements.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for Phillips Milk of Magnesia suspension 114 mL

    • Stomach upset
    • Nausea and Vomiting
    • Diarrhea
    • Stomach cramps
    • Muscle weakness

    Uses of Phillips Milk of Magnesia suspension 114 mL

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Constipation

      This medicine is used to relieve occasional constipation by softening the stools.

    • Dyspepsia

      This medicine is used to treat indigestion or discomfort in the stomach which usually starts immediately after a meal.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The effect of this medicine can be observed within 30 to 90 minutes of administration of the dose.

    • Duration of Effect

      The amount of time for which this medicine remains effective is subject to vary based on the strength and form of administration.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit-forming tendencies were reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Phillips Milk of Magnesia suspension 114 mL or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.

    • Severe renal impairment

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from severe renal impairment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.

    • Electrolytes imbalance

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from an existing electrolyte imbalance due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

    • Fecal impaction or rectal fissures

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from a fecal impaction, a condition where a large or hardened mass of stool gets stuck in the rectum or lower colon due to chronic constipation and in patients with rectal fissures, a small tear in the lining of the anus which causes severe pain during bowel movements due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

    • Gastrointestinal obstruction or perforation

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from a gastrointestinal obstruction or perforation due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    General Warnings
    • Liver impairment

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    • Hypermagnesaemia

      Use of this medicine may increase the magnesium levels in the blood. The risk is especially higher in patients suffering from kidney diseases. Report any symptoms such as flushing of the skin, increased thirst, difficulty in breathing, changes in heart rate, etc. to the doctor immediately. Close monitoring of magnesium levels, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      If a dose of this medicine is missed, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

    • Overdose

      Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Ciprofloxacin moderate
    • Raltegravir severe
    • Cefpodoxime moderate
    Disease interactions
    • severe

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from mild-to-moderate kidney function impairment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. It is not recommended for use in patients with severe renal impairment. Close monitoring of kidney function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    General Instructions

    Take this medicine exactly as instructed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than prescribed/advised. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any severe adverse effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

    Other details

    • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • Does not cause sleepiness

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    what are the adverse effects of Phillips Milk of Magnesia suspension 114 mL?

    Hypotension, hypermagnesaemia, diarrhoea, muscle weakness, respiratory depression.

    What happens if I miss a dose of Phillips Milk of Magnesia suspension 114 mL?

    Adults: 1-4 tablespoonful daily.

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Phillips Milk of Magnesia suspension 114 mL. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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