milk of magnesia


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milk of magnesia,

common name for the chemical compound magnesium hydroxide, Mg(OH)2. The viscous, white, mildly alkaline mixture that is used medicinally as an antacid and laxative is a suspension of approximately 8% magnesium hydroxide in water.

milk of magnesia

[′milk əv mag′nē·zhə]
(pharmacology)
A white suspension of magnesium hydroxide in water; used as a cathartic. Also known as magnesia magma.

milk of magnesia

a suspension of magnesium hydroxide in water, used as an antacid and laxative
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I haven't seen the data on this, but I understand this form has been better tolerated than the milk of magnesia preparations, which if taken in large quantities have the classic effect.
These include Bayer(R) Aspirin, Aleve(R), Flanax(R)/Apronax(R), Alka-Seltzer Plus(R), Bactine(R), RID(R), Phillips'(R) Milk of Magnesia, Midol, Alka-Seltzer(R), Talcid(R), Rennie(R), Canesten(R), Bepanthen(R), Bepanthol(R), One-A-Day(R) vitamins, Flintstones(TM) vitamins, Supradyn(R), Redoxon(R), Berocca(R), Cal-D-Vita/Elevit(R), Vital 50 Plus(R), CardioAspirin.
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11) Milk of Magnesia - a simple antacid to settle indigestion and treat heartburn.
When Daniel Paul wanders through Bottle Village, among the cactus planters made of headlights and the wishing well made of Milk of Magnesia bottles, he is filled with wonder and a certain kind of reverence.
Its product portfolio includes the company's flagship brand Bayer(R) Aspirin, Aleve(R), Phillips'(R) Milk of Magnesia, Midol(R), Alka-Seltzer(R), Bactine(R) and One-A-Day(R) and Flintstones(R) vitamins.
Tenders are invited for Syrup Laxative Preparation Containing At Least Milk Of Magnesia , Liquid Paraffin -- Minimum 100 Ml Bottle
Sir James Murray developed Milk of Magnesia, which tastes like soapy chalk and the smell of it makes you gag.
The property includes a cobalt-blue sculpture made entirely of Milk of Magnesia bottles and a hut covered with more than 2,000 pencils.
These include Bayer Aspirin, ALEVE, Flanax/Apronax, Alka-Seltzer Plus, Bactine, RID, Phillips' Milk of Magnesia, Midol, Alka-Seltzer, Talcid, Rennie, Canesten, Bepanthen, Bepanthol, One-A-Day vitamins, Flintstones (TM) vitamins, Supradyn, Redoxon, Berocca, Cal-D-Vita/Elevit, Vital 50 Plus, CardioAspirin.
IF two teaspoons of milk of magnesia or a couple of Disprin are your answer to a millennium hangover, just be glad you didn't live in the days before modern medicine.
The plant also produces several Bayer over-the-counter remedies, including Phillips'(R) Milk of Magnesia, Midol(R) and Flintstones(R) vitamins.