Elin Magnesium Sulfate

Elin Magnesium Sulfate

magnesium sulfate


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Concise Prescribing Info
Mg sulfate
Acute hypomagnesemia accompanied by signs of tetany. Control of HTN, encephalopathy & convulsions. Prevention & control of convulsions in patients w/ preeclampsia or eclampsia. Prevention of hypomagnesemia in patients receiving TPN.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Mg deficiency Adult 2 mL IM every 6 hr for 4 doses. Nephritic seizures Childn 0.05-0.1 mL/kg IM. Preeclampsia 8-10 mL added into 250 mL of 5% dextrose 5% or 0.9% NaCl inj by IV infusion. Simultaneously, up to 20 mL IM of undiluted soln (10 mL each buttock). Thereafter, 8-10 mL into IM into alternate buttocks.
Special Precautions
Impaired renal function & patients receiving digitalis glycosides.
Adverse Reactions
Flushing, sweating, hypotension, muscular weakness, sedation & confusion; decreased deep tendon reflexes; resp paralysis.
Drug Interactions
May enhance effects of neuromuscular blocking agents.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
B05XA05 - magnesium sulfate ; Belongs to the class of electrolyte solutions used in I.V. solutions.
Elin Magnesium Sulfate inj 250 mg/mL
10 mL x 1's (P88/vial)
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