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is milk of magnesia safe during pregnancy

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes.: Milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) is absolutely safe to take as intended/prescribed by your obstetrician during pregnancy.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
This is fine: How much good the lactobacilli will do you is for you to decide. Congratulations on the pregnancy.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes is safe: Yes it is safe to take every 4 days.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, in normal doses: Use of over-the-counter milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) by a breast-feeding mother, to treat her own constipation, is ok to do as long as she i ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Apparently safe: Milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) ; pepto-bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) do not interact per drug interaction checker.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
33 years experience General Surgery
Yes!: The colon needs water & fiber to function normally. If you're not drinking > 64 ounces of fluids/day, or < 50 g of fiber a day, your colon can't work ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Expired medications: Medications that are passed their expiration dates can be less effective or contaminated. Some medications could even decompose into products that ca ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Linzess: is the treatment of choice for IBS-D and IBS is a diagnosis of EXCLUSION In other words you need to have your colon/Rectum examined to exclude other r ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Internet advice: http://www.acne.org/phillips-milk-of-magnesia-reviews-651/
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