Definition of Milk of Magnesia in English:

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Milk of Magnesia

noun

[mass noun] trademark
A white suspension of hydrated magnesium carbonate in water, used as an antacid or laxative.
Example sentences
  • If there is no BM after 48 hours, take 1 or 2 tablespoons of Milk of Magnesia before bed.
  • When diet changes don't work, stool softeners and mild laxatives, such as good old Milk of Magnesia, also are helpful.
  • I've tried Gas-X and Milk of Magnesia without success.

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