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Laxative

Tablet MILMAG Lx

Packaging240 tablets/ 120 tablets

Magnesium hydroxide draws fluid into the bowel to makes stools softer, thereby making stomach ache unlikely, and obtaining natural passage. Can be used by children aged 5 years and abore. The tablets have a slightly sweet lemon taste.

Ingredient and content

Ingredients (per 1 tablet)
Magnesium Hydrate 0.35 g

Inactive agent: Cornstarch, White soft sugar, Talc, Flavor

Effects

  • Constipation
  • Alleviates secondary symptoms associated with constipation: heavy head, hot-headedness, dry skin, acne, loss of appetite (anorexia), abdominal swelling, unusual fermentation in the intestines, and hemorrhoids.

Dosage

Take the following dose once a day before going to bed (or on an empty stomach). However, for the first usage take the minimum dose, then gradually increase or decrease the dosage while monitoring the condition and state of bowel movements.

Age Dose
adult ( 15 years and over ) 2-6 tablets
11-14 years 1-4 tablets
7-10 years 1-3 tablets
5-6 years 1-2 tablets
under 5 years Do not use

Directions

When taking this product, consume with 1 to 2 cups of water. The more water consumed, the more effective the product.

Precaution

Do not

(If not respected, the current symptoms can exacerbate, and side effects can develop).

  1. While using this product, do not use other laxatives (purgatives).

Seek advice

  1. Ask a doctor, dentist, pharmacist or registered seller before use if you are
    • (1) Currently receiving treatment from a doctor
    • (2) Pregnant or suspect you may be pregnant
    • (3) Have severe abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting
    • (4) Have been diagnosed with renal disease
  2. Side effects may develop after consumption such as intense abdominal pain, with nausea and vomiting, in which cases discontinue usage immediately, and consult your physician, pharmacist, or registered sales clerk with the bottle.
  3. Diarrhea can occur after consumption, and if such symptoms persist or intensify, discontinue usage, and consult your physician, pharmacist, or registered sales clerk with the bottle.
  4. When symptoms do not improve after 1 week of consumption, discontinue usage and consult your physician, pharmacist, or registered sales clerk with the bottle.

Store and handle with care.

  1. Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight.
  2. Keep out of reach of small children.
  3. Do not transfer contents to another container (it can cause misusage, and change the product quality).
  4. The tablets are soft and thus can break.
  5. Do not use this product once the expiry date has passed.
  6. The padding in the bottle is to prevent the tablets from breaking during transportation, and is to be thrown out after opening as it is no longer required.
  7. Close the bottle lid firmly after each usage.

Package

Package Price
120 tablets (packaged as individual items,
and placed in a plastic bottle).
1200 Yen excluding tax
240 tablets (packaged as individual items,
and placed in a plastic bottle).
2000 Yen excluding tax

Q&A

  • Q

    When do the effects start to appear?

    A

    Depending on the extent of constipation, in general it takes approximately 4 to 8 weeks.

  • Q

    When giving to children, can the tablets be broken and given?

    A

    The tablets can be broken and taken. For children who do not like tablets, a liquid type is also available.

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