This medication is used for treating constipation. It helps soften stools and increases the number of bowel movements, making passing stools easier.
Side effectsThis drug can result in loss of appetite, nausea, constipation, dry mouth, diarrhea, headache, dizziness, weakness, and drowsiness.
What are the uses of Magnesium Hydroxide?
How to take Magnesium Hydroxide?
The dosage of this medicine is dependent on the age, condition, and its severity. Please consult your health care provider before use of this medicine.
How to store Magnesium Hydroxide?
Please store this medicine at room temperature (18-25 Celsius). Keep medicine away from excessive light, moisture, and children. Please do not flush medicines down the toilet. Please read the leaflet provided with the medicine for further storage guidance.
Will I see instant results?
It may take up to 30 minutes to 6 hours for this medicine to work effectively.
Does Magnesium Hydroxide have any effect on pregnancy and lactation?
This medicine should only be used during pregnancy if no safer alternate is available. The effects of this medicine on lactating mothers are unknown. Consult your health care provider before use of this medicine.
What else can I do to pass stool more easily?
You can consume foods high in fiber such as: • Beans • Broccoli • Berries • Avocados • Whole grain foods • Drink plenty of water