Milk of Magnesia is used on a short-term basis to get relief from constipation.
Milk of Magnesia helps to relief constipation. It works with the natural process of the body using magnesium. Milk of Magnesia is mainly formed with Magnesium hydroxide. It is used as laxative. It also reduces stomach acid. It helps to increase water in the intestine creating an effect that helps to cause movement of the intestines.
It may take 30 minutes to 6 hours to produce bowel movement. As it short-term treatment, dont take the medication for more than 2 weeks. If problem remains, then seek medical attention.
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