Acme's Milk Of Magnesium Oral Suspension

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: 2020-11-21 18:15:00

Acme's Milk Of Magnesium Oral Suspension Uses

Acme's Milk Of Magnesium Oral Suspension contains Magnesium Hydroxide. Acme's Milk Of Magnesium uses:

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

Acme's Milk Of Magnesium Oral Suspension Doses

Acme's Milk Of Magnesium Oral Suspension contains Magnesium Hydroxide 400 mg/5 ml. Acme's Milk Of Magnesium doses:

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.

Introduction

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.

Acme's Milk Of Magnesium Precaution

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

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

 

Storage Condition

 

Acme's Milk Of Magnesium Oral Suspension price in Bangladesh 84.25