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PEDIA-LAX CHEWABLE TABLETS
Constipation and bowel cleansers
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Drug Name:

PEDIA-LAX CHEWABLE TABLETS OTC

Generic Name and Formulations:
Magnesium hydroxide 400mg; watermelon-flavored; contains magnesium 170mg per tab.

Company:
Fleet, C.B., Company

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for PEDIA-LAX CHEWABLE TABLETS:

Occasional constipation.

Children:

<2yrs: not recommended. Drink 8oz of liquid with each dose. 2–5yrs: 1–3 tabs daily. 6–11yrs: 3–6 tabs daily. Both: may be given as a single dose or in divided doses. Results usually within 30 minutes to 6 hours; reevaluate if ineffective.

Warnings/Precautions:

Renal disease. Magnesium-restricted diet. Discontinue if rectal bleeding or no bowel movement occurs.

Pharmacological Class:

Laxative (saline).

How Supplied:

Tabs—30

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