Magnesium Sulfate

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  • Constipation
  • Eclampsia
  • Magnesium Deficiency
  • Nephritis
  • Pre-eclampsia
  • Seizures
  • Torsades De Pointes
  • Ventricular Fibrillation

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Uses of Magnesium Sulfate

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Magnesium Sulfate is used in the treatment of:

  • Constipation
  • Eclampsia
  • Nephritis
  • Pre-Eclampsia
  • Torsades de Pointes
  • Ventricular Fibrillation

Magnesium Sulfate is used in the prevention of:

  • Magnesium Deficiency
  • Seizures

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Magnesium Sulfate Brand Names

Magnesium Sulfate may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Magnesium Sulfate Drug Class

Magnesium Sulfate Interactions

This is not a complete list of Magnesium Sulfatedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Magnesium Sulfate and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Magnesium Sulfate falls into category D:

It has been shown that use of Magnesium Sulfate in pregnant women caused some babies to be born with problems. However, in some serious situations, the benefit of using this medication may be greater than the risk of harm to the baby.

Magnesium Sulfate Dosage

Take magnesium sulfate exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Magnesium Sulfate dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Magnesium Sulfate is available in the following doses:

  • Magnesium Sulfate 1 G/50 Ml-d5% Intravenous Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 10 G Added To D5% 250 Ml Intravenous Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 10 G/1000 Ml Intravenous Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 10 G/500 Ml Intravenous Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 10 Mg/ml-d5% Intravenous Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 100 Mg/ml Injectable Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 1000 Mg/ 50 Ml-nacl 0.9% Intravenous Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 120 Mg/ml-d5% Intravenous Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 125 Mg/ml Injectable Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 2 G Added To D5% 50 Ml Intravenous Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 2 G/100 Ml-d5% Intravenous Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 2 G/100 Ml-nacl 0.9% Intravenous Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 2 G/50 Ml-d5% Intravenous Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 2 G/50 Ml-nacl 0.9% Intravenous Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 20 G Added To Lr 500 Ml Intravenous Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 20 Mg/ml-d5% Intravenous Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 3 G Added To D5% 100 Ml Intravenous Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 30 Mg/ml-d5% Intravenous Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 4 G Added To D5% 100 Ml Intravenous Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 40 Mg/ml Injectable Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 40 Mg/ml-d5% Intravenous Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 40 Mg/ml-lr Intravenous Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 50 G Added To Lr 500 Ml Intravenous Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 50% Injectable Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 6 G Added To Nacl 0.9% 100 Ml Intravenous Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 6 G/100 Ml-d5% Intravenous Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 80 Mg/ml Injectable Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 80 Mg/ml-d5% Intravenous Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 80 Mg/ml-lr Injectable Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 83 Mg/ml-d5% Intravenous Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate 83 Mg/ml-lr Intravenous Solution
  • Magnesium Sulfate Compounding Powder
  • Magnesium/potassium/sodium Sulfates 1.6 G-3.13 G-17.5 G/177 Ml Oral Liquid
  • Multivitamin With Minerals Vitamin B Complex With C And Minerals Oral Capsule
  • Physiological Irrigating Solution Tis-u-sol Irrigation Solution

Forms of Medication

Magnesium Sulfate is available in the following forms:

  • Granules
  • Injectable Solution
  • Irrigation Solution
  • Oral Capsule
  • Oral Solution
  • Oral Tablet
  • Prefilled Syringe
  • Topical Ointment