Phil Pharmawealth/Atlantic Magnesium Sulfate

Phil Pharmawealth/Atlantic Magnesium Sulfate

magnesium sulfate


Atlantic Lab


Phil Pharmawealth
Concise Prescribing Info
Mg sulfate (as heptahydrate)
Preeclampsia & eclampsia of pregnancy. Hypomagnesemia & Mg deficiency.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Preeclampsia & eclampsia Initial: 4 g by IV infusion w/ 4 or 5 g IM into each buttock. Maintenance: 4-5 g IM in alternative buttocks at 4-hr intervals. Adult 1 g IM 6 hrly for 4 doses. As anticonvulsant 1 g IV or IM.
Special Precautions
Abnormally high levels of Mg in the plasma. Resp depression. Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Flushing, sweating, hypotension, circulatory collapse, cardiac & CNS depression. Resp depression of the most life-threatening effect.
Drug Interactions
Barbiturates, narcotics, hypnotics, systemic anesth or other CNS depressants.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
A06AD04 - magnesium sulfate ; Belongs to the class of osmotically acting laxatives.
Phil Pharmawealth/Atlantic Magnesium Sulfate soln for inj 500 mg/mL
2 mL x 50 × 1's
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