Magnesium Hydroxide

Category: Laxative



Magnesium Hydroxide Overview

Magnesium hydroxide is the inorganic compound with the chemical formula Mg(OH)2. It occurs in nature as the mineral brucite. It is a white solid with low solubility in water (Ksp = 5.61×10−12).[4] Magnesium hydroxide is a common component of antacids, such as milk of magnesia, as well as laxatives. Contents 1 Preparation 2 Uses 2.1 Precursor to MgO 2.2 Health 2.2.1 Metabolism 2.2.2 History of milk of magnesia 2.3 Other niche uses 2.3.1 Waste water treatment...

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federgel antacid tablets

what is it used for and what are the side effects, if any ## Aluminum and Magnesium hydroxides are the ingredients in Federgel like Maalox. Common side effects of Federgel Antacid are nausea, constipation, diarrhea, or headache. Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do. ## Is federgel safe in pregnancy? ## is federgel plus safe for pregnant mums ## Where can i get this to purchase ? I have been using federgel for some times now and it works because i have stomach problems but i ran out and i am not back home to get it so do you guys know where i can get some to purchase please ## What is the mass% of OH ions on the federgel label? I am doing a chemistry lab assignment where I have to determine the effective ingredient in antacid tablets. I have to...

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Pill Marked Gp400

i was told this was a muscle relaxer its white pill with gp 400 ## I located the white pill in description to be Magnesium oxide (400 mg). Suspensions of magnesium hydroxide in water (milk of magnesia) are used as an antacid to neutralize stomach acid, and as a laxative. Also being that it is classified under minerals and electrolytes, it may help aid in muscle relaxation; but I cannot personally confirm that. To view more information about this drug please click on the link below... If you have any other questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to assist you.

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what is gp400

small round pill - marked gp400 on back ## I located the pill in description to be Magnesium oxide (400 mg). Suspensions of magnesium hydroxide in water (milk of magnesia) are used as an antacid to neutralize stomach acid, and as a laxative. To view information about this drug, please click on the link below... If you have any other questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to assist you.

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GP400 round white

Round white GP400 scored on one side ## I located the pill in description to be Magnesium oxide (400 mg). Suspensions of magnesium hydroxide in water (milk of magnesia) are used as an antacid to neutralize stomach acid, and as a laxative. To view information about this drug, please click on the link below... If you have any other questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to assist you.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Magnesium Hydroxide
  • Liquid: 400mg/5ml
  • Suspension: 1200mg/5ml, 400mg/5ml, 800mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 1200mg
  • Tablet, Chewable: 311mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Magnesium Hydroxide: (95 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0113-0332 Good Sense Milk of Magnesia 1200 mg/15ml Oral Liquid by L Perrigo Company
  • 0113-0396 Good Sense Milk of Magnesia 1200 mg/15ml Oral Liquid by L Perrigo Company
  • 0113-0949 Good Sense Milk of Magnesia 1200 mg/15ml Oral Liquid by L. Perrigo Company
  • 0113-7332 Basic Care Milk of Magnesia 1200 mg/15ml Oral Suspension by L. Perrigo Company
  • 0132-0655 Pedia-lax Chewable 400 mg Chewable Tablet by C.b. Fleet Company, Inc.
  • 0280-0030 Phillips Original Milk of Magnesia 1200 mg/15ml Oral Liquid by Bayer Healthcare LLC, Consumer Care
  • 0280-0031 Phillips Fresh Mint Milk of Magnesia 1200 mg/15ml Oral Liquid by Bayer Healthcare LLC, Consumer Care
  • 0280-0032 Phillips Milk of Magnesia Wild Cherry 1200 mg/15ml Oral Liquid by Bayer Healthcare LLC, Consumer Care
  • 0280-0033 Phillips Milk of Magnesia Concentrated 2400 mg/15ml Oral Liquid by Bayer Healthcare LLC, Consumer Care
  • 0280-0034 Phillips Chewable 311 mg Oral Tablet, Chewable by Bayer Healthcare Consumer Care
  • 0363-0108 Milk of Magnesia Original 1200 mg/15ml Oral Suspension by Walgreens
  • 0363-0738 Milk of Magnesia Mint 1200 mg/15ml Oral Suspension by Walgreens
  • 0363-1108 Milk of Magnesia Mint 1200 mg/15ml Oral Suspension by Walgreens
  • 0363-1648 Milk of Magnesia Cherry 1200 mg/15ml Oral Liquid by Walgreen Company
  • 0395-1670 Humco Milk of Magnesia 80 mg/ml Oral Suspension by Humco Holding Group, Inc.
  • 0536-2470 Milk of Magnesia Mint 1200 mg/15ml Oral Liquid by Rugby Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0904-0788 Milk of Magnesia Original 1200 mg/15ml Oral Liquid by Major Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0904-0789 Milk of Magnesia Mint 1200 mg/15ml Oral Liquid by Major Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 11822-0399 Milk of Magnesia Cherry 1200 mg/15ml Oral Liquid by Rite Aid Pharmacy
  • 15127-833 Milk of Magnesia Original 1200 mg/15ml Oral Suspension by Select Brand
  • 75 more results ...

Other drugs which contain Magnesium Hydroxide or a similar ingredient: (13 results)

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