Magnesium Hydroxide

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Last Updated: 02 May 2022

Magnesium hydroxide decreases stomach acid, and increases water in the intestinal tracts which may generate digestive tract motions. Magnesium hydroxide is used as a laxative to relieve occasional irregular bowel movements. Magnesium hydroxide is additionally used as an antacid to ease indigestion, sour stomach, and heartburn. Magnesium hydroxide might also be used for purposes not detailed in this medicine guide. If you have stomach throwing up, nausea, or pain, do not use magnesium hydroxide without a physician's suggestions. Do not use magnesium hydroxide without a physician's guidance if you have stomach pain, vomiting, or nausea or vomiting. Measure fluid medicine very carefully. When taken as a laxative, magnesium hydroxide must produce a defecation within 30 minutes to 6 hrs. Call your medical professional if the condition you are treating with magnesium hydroxide does not boost, or if it worsens while using this medication. Do not use magnesium hydroxide for longer than 7 days without clinical suggestions. If it's nearly time for your following dose, miss any missed dose.

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