Magnesium Hydroxide

Magnesium hydroxide treats constipation and relieves heartburn. Take this medication with a full glass of water.

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  • Other
  • Constipation
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Dyspepsia
  • Esophagitis, Peptic
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Heartburn
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic
  • Magnesium Deficiency
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Stomach Ulcer

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Uses of Magnesium Hydroxide

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Magnesium Hydroxide is used in the treatment of:

  • Constipation
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Dyspepsia
  • Esophagitis, Peptic
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • Heartburn
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Stomach Ulcer

Magnesium Hydroxide is used in the prevention of:

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Magnesium Deficiency

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Magnesium Hydroxide Brand Names

Magnesium Hydroxide may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Magnesium Hydroxide Drug Class

Magnesium Hydroxide is part of the drug class:

Magnesium Hydroxide Interactions

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:

  • CIPROFLOXACIN/MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE
  • DOXYCYCLINE/MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE
  • ENOXACIN/MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE
  • GATIFLOXACIN/MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE
  • ITRACONAZOLE/MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE
  • KETOCONAZOLE/MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE
  • LOMEFLOXACIN/MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE
  • MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE/TETRACYCLINE
  • MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE/ZALCITABINE (DIDEOXYCYTIDINE,ddC)

This is not a complete list of Magnesium Hydroxidedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Magnesium Hydroxide Dosage

Take magnesium hydroxide exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Magnesium Hydroxide dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Magnesium Hydroxide is available in the following doses:

  • Acetaminophen/aloh/aspirin/caffeine/mgoh Oral Tablet
  • Al Hydroxide/asa/ca Carbonate/mg Hydroxide 50 Mg-325 Mg-50 Mg-50 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Al Hydroxide/asa/ca Carbonate/mg Hydroxide 75 Mg-500 Mg-75 Mg-75 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Al Hydroxide/ca Carbonate/mg Oh/simethicone 133 Mg-414 Mg-81 Mg-20 Mg Oral Tablet, Chewable
  • Al Hydroxide/mg Hydroxide/simethicone 200 Mg-200 Mg-20 Mg Oral Tablet, Chewable
  • Al Hydroxide/mg Hydroxide/simethicone 200 Mg-200 Mg-20 Mg/5 Ml Oral Suspension
  • Al Hydroxide/mg Hydroxide/simethicone 200 Mg-200 Mg-25 Mg Oral Tablet, Chewable
  • Al Hydroxide/mg Hydroxide/simethicone 200 Mg-225 Mg-20 Mg/5 Ml Oral Suspension
  • Al Hydroxide/mg Hydroxide/simethicone 225 Mg-200 Mg-25 Mg/5 Ml Oral Suspension
  • Al Hydroxide/mg Hydroxide/simethicone 400 Mg-400 Mg-40 Mg/5 Ml Oral Suspension
  • Al Hydroxide/mg Hydroxide/simethicone 500 Mg-450 Mg-40 Mg Oral Tablet, Chewable
  • Al Hydroxide/mg Hydroxide/simethicone 500 Mg-450 Mg-40 Mg/5 Ml Oral Suspension
  • Aloh/diphenhyd/lidocaine/mgoh/simeth Topical 3.15 G-0.2 G-1.6 G-3.15 G-0.315 G/237 Ml Mucous Membrane Suspension
  • Aluminum Hydroxide-magnesium Hydroxide 200 Mg-200 Mg Oral Tablet, Chewable
  • Aluminum Hydroxide-magnesium Hydroxide 200 Mg-200 Mg/5 Ml Oral Suspension
  • Aluminum Hydroxide-magnesium Hydroxide 225 Mg-200 Mg/5 Ml Oral Suspension
  • Aluminum Hydroxide-magnesium Hydroxide 280 Mg-350 Mg/5 Ml Oral Suspension
  • Aluminum Hydroxide-magnesium Hydroxide 300 Mg-150 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Aluminum Hydroxide-magnesium Hydroxide 400 Mg-400 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Aluminum Hydroxide-magnesium Hydroxide 500 Mg-500 Mg/5 Ml Oral Suspension
  • Aluminum Hydroxide-magnesium Hydroxide 600 Mg-300 Mg/5 Ml Oral Suspension
  • Ca Carbonate/mg Hydroxide/simethicone 280 Mg-128 Mg-20 Mg Oral Tablet, Chewable
  • Calcium Carbonate-magnesium Hydroxide 350 Mg-150 Mg Oral Tablet, Chewable
  • Calcium Carbonate-magnesium Hydroxide 400 Mg-135 Mg/5 Ml Oral Suspension
  • Calcium Carbonate-magnesium Hydroxide 550 Mg-110 Mg Oral Tablet, Chewable
  • Calcium Carbonate-magnesium Hydroxide 550 Mg-125 Mg Oral Capsule
  • Calcium Carbonate-magnesium Hydroxide 675 Mg-135 Mg Oral Tablet, Chewable
  • Calcium Carbonate-magnesium Hydroxide 700 Mg-300 Mg Oral Tablet, Chewable
  • Calcium Carbonate/famotidine/mg Hydroxide 800 Mg-10 Mg-165 Mg Oral Tablet, Chewable
  • Cascara Sagrada-magnesium Hydroxide 5 Ml-2.34 G/15 Ml Oral Suspension
  • Cascara Sagrada-magnesium Hydroxide 5 Ml-2.34 G/30 Ml Oral Suspension
  • Magnesium Hydroxide 16% Oral Concentrate
  • Magnesium Hydroxide 24% Oral Concentrate
  • Magnesium Hydroxide 311 Mg Oral Tablet, Chewable
  • Magnesium Hydroxide 325 Mg Oral Tablet, Chewable
  • Magnesium Hydroxide 400 Mg Oral Tablet, Chewable
  • Magnesium Hydroxide 8% Oral Suspension
  • Magnesium Hydroxide Compounding Powder
  • Magnesium Hydroxide-mineral Oil 900 Mg-3.75 Ml/15 Ml Oral Liquid

Forms of Medication

Magnesium Hydroxide is available in the following forms:

  • Mouthwash
  • Mouthwashes
  • Oral Capsule
  • Oral Solution
  • Oral Suspension
  • Oral Tablet
  • Wafer