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Are Maalox and Phillips milk of magnesia the same

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Are Maalox and Phillips milk of magnesia the same?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
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Expert:  RK replied 7 years ago.


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Maalox is an antiacid used to treat ulcers and acid reflux. It contains Aluminum hydroxide and magnesium hydroxide.

Phillips milk of magnesia conatians aqueous solution of magnesium hydroxide and it is used as a laxative.