Magnesium hydroxide increases peristaltic activity causing osmotic retention of fluids, thus resulting in bowel evacuation. It also reduces stomach acid by reacting with hydrochloric acid to form Mg chloride.
Dosage & Administration
Adult: Up to 1 g daily, usually given in conjunction with an aluminium-containing antacid eg, aluminium hydroxide.
Adult: 2.4-4.8 g daily as a single dose or in divided doses.
Child: 6-11 yr: 1.2-2.4 g daily; 2-5 yr: 0.4-1.2 g daily. Doses may be given as a single dose or in divided doses.
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Decreases absorption of tetracyclines and biphosphonates. Separate administration of these and other drugs by around 2 hr.