Magnesium Sulphate 0.25% Injection

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Magnesium Sulphate 0.25% Injection is a medicine used in the treatment of decreased magnesium levels in blood. It is also used for treatment of seizures in pregnant women who have high blood pressure. It widens the blood vessels in the brain and improves the blood supply to the nerve cells.

Magnesium Sulphate 0.25% Injection is generally administered by a healthcare professional in a hospital or clinical setting. You should not self-administer this medicine at home. Using of Magnesium Sulphate 0.25% Injection may cause redness, pain, and swelling at the site of injection. If these side effects persist or worsen, inform your doctor.

Uses of Magnesium Sulphate Injection

Benefits of Magnesium Sulphate Injection

In Seizures in pregnant women with high blood pressure

Magnesium Sulphate 0.25% Injection is mostly used with other medicines to prevent and control seizures (fits) in pregnant women with high blood pressure. It can help reduce symptoms such as confusion, uncontrollable jerking movements, loss of awareness, and fear or anxiety. By controlling the frequency of seizures, it will help you go about your daily activities with more confidence. This medicine may take several weeks or months to work effectively as the dose is adjusted. Carefully follow all instructions and never take more tablets than your doctor tells you to. It needs to be taken regularly as prescribed to be most effective.

In Decreased magnesium levels in blood

Magnesium Sulphate 0.25% Injection is also used to improve the level of magnesium in blood which is a very essential nutrient for carrying out various functions of our body. It has many benefits such as maintaining bone density and strength, calming the brain, relieving anxiety, and making you sleep better. It also helps to control blood sugar in people with diabetes and may lower the risk of developing diabetes. Additionally, it decreases abnormal heart rhythms and reduces premenstrual syndrome (PMS) symptoms such as abnormal cramps, mood swings, nausea, tiredness, or restlessness. Overall, it helps to improve your quality of life.

Side effects of Magnesium Sulphate Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Magnesium Sulphate

  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Magnesium Sulphate Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Magnesium Sulphate Injection works

Magnesium Sulphate 0.25% Injection controls seizures and high blood pressure in pregnant women by widening the blood vessels in the brain and improving the blood supply to the nerve cells. It also treats low levels of magnesium in the blood.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Magnesium Sulphate 0.25% Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Magnesium Sulphate 0.25% Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Magnesium Sulphate 0.25% Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Magnesium Sulphate 0.25% Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Magnesium Sulphate 0.25% Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Magnesium Sulphate 0.25% Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Magnesium Sulphate 0.25% Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Magnesium Sulphate 0.25% Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Magnesium Sulphate Injection?

If you miss a dose of Magnesium Sulphate 0.25% Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • Magnesium Sulphate 0.25% Injection is given to improve the level of magnesium in the blood and to prevent seizures in pregnant women with high blood pressure.
  • If you are taking any antibiotics, take it either 2 hours prior or 4 hours after taking Magnesium Sulphate 0.25% Injection.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any bleeding disorder, heart blockage, kidney problems, or breathing problems.
  • You will be asked to get your blood and urine test done while taking Magnesium Sulphate 0.25% Injection.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Alkaline Earth Metal Sulfate
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL
Action Class
Magnesium Sulphate

Patient Concerns

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I have had occassional calf cramps in the night for the last 50 years, tried Vit E, but problem remains once in a while. Recently recommended Nurokind LC for 30 days. What is your opinion?
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
U can get serum magnesium, calcium, albumin, vit D3, vit B12, sodium & pottasium levels
Advice a Magnesium supplement
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
how come u need specific suplement , may i know the reason
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References

  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. p. 833.
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  4. Chaves RG, Lamounier JA. Breastfeeding and maternal medications. J Pediatr (Rio J). 2004;80(5 Suppl):S189-S198. [Accessed 05 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Hindustan Antibiotics Limited, Pimpri, Pune - 411018
Country of Origin: India

MRP
7.65
Inclusive of all taxes
2 ml in 1 vial
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