GoodSense® Milk of Magnesia, Saline Laxative

Relief From Constipation

Compare to the active ingredient in Phillips’® Milk of Magnesia Original. The active ingredient in GoodSense® Milk of Magnesia relieves occasional constipation (irregularity). 

GoodSense® Milk of Magnesia relieves occasional constipation (irregularity). Its active ingredient (magnesium hydroxide) relieves occasional constipation (irregularity) and generally produces a bowel movement within 30 minutes to 6 hours. GoodSense® Milk of Magnesia is stimulant-free and offers comfortable, cramp-free relief. 

Constipation is one of those topics few like to talk about. However, if you have suffered from this problem you know it can be both painful and frustrating. Constipation is most often defined as having a bowel movement less than 3 times per week. It is often associated with hard stools or problems passing stools.

What’s Inside

Active ingredient (in each 15 mL): Magnesium hydroxide 1200 mg (saline laxative). 

Inactive ingredient: purified water.


  • Do not exceed the maximum recommended daily dose in a 24-hour period.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Dose may be taken once a day preferably at bedtime, in divided doses, or as directed by a doctor.
  • Drink a full glass (8 oz) of liquid with each dose.
  • For accurate dosing, use dose cup provided.
  • mL = milliliter.
  • Adults and children 12 years and older: 30 mL to 60 mL.
  • Children 6 to 11 years: 15 mL to 30 mL.
  • Children under 6 years: ask a doctor.