Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Acme's Milk of Magnesia Plus

Acme’s Milk of Magnesia Plus Oral Emulsion

  • Magnesium Hydroxide + Liquid Paraffin
  • (300 mg+1.25 ml)/5 ml
  • ACME Laboratories Ltd.
  • 120 ml bottle: ৳ 95.29


Magnesium Hydroxide & Liquid Paraffin oral emulsion is indicated in Constipation, Hyperacidity with constipation, Anorectal disorder, Post-operative constipation, Constipation associated with chronic cholecystitis, Hernia

Therapeutic Class

Antacid with laxative action


This is a dual-relief formulation containing Magnesium Hydroxide as an osmotic laxative and Liquid Parafn as a lubricant. The osmotic laxative works by drawing water into the bowel, which softens the stools and lubricant makes them easier to pass out of the body. It is recommended for the temporary relief of constipation.

Dosage & Administration

he recommended oral doses are as follows-

  • Adults and children over 12 years: 15-30 ml before breakfast or at bedtime.
  • Children over 7 years: 7.5 ml-15 ml at bedtime.
  • Children over 3-7 years: 5-10 ml at bedtime.

The dose may be mixed with milk or half a glass of water if desired.


Cimetidine, Diuretics, Famotidine and Ranitidine may cause irritation of stomach or bowel.


Acute GI conditions like abdominal pain.

Side Effects

Rectal irritation, potassium loss (thirst, weakness,nausea and diarrhea).

Pregnancy & Lactation

Can be used in pregnant women and lactating mothers only upon physician’s recommendation.

Precautions & Warnings

Renal and hepatic impairment. Maintain adequate fluid intake.

Storage Conditions

Store in a cool and dry place, protected from light.

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