Magnesium Sulphate 50% Injection

Hindustan Antibiotics Ltd

Composition for Magnesium Sulphate 50% w/v Injection

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Primarily used for

Seizures in pregnant women with high blood pressure, Decreased magnesium levels in blood
2 ml in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Magnesium Sulphate Injection


Uses of Magnesium Sulphate Injection

Magnesium Sulphate 50% Injection is used in the treatment of seizures in pregnant women with high blood pressure and decreased magnesium levels in blood.

Side effects of Magnesium Sulphate Injection


Nausea, Paralysis, Abdominal pain, Central nervous system depression, Cardiac depression, Decreased blood pressure, Decreased body temperature, Diarrhoea, Injection site pain, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Increased sweating, Vomiting, Increased magnesium level in blood.


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 is a mineral salt. It is a micronutrient. It has anti-inflammatory and laxative properties. Magnesium sulphate replaces magnesium in patients with magnesium deficiency and at site of edema in case of injuries. It decreases nerve impulses to heart muscles. In the intestine magnesium sulphate helps to retain water inside the colon, increasing the mobility and helps in evacuation of bowel..

In Depth Information on Magnesium Sulphate Injection

Expert advice for Magnesium Sulphate Injection

This drug can be taken orally for constipation. But for rest of the indication it is usually given by a doctor or a nurse as an injection directly into the vein or muscle.Do not give oral magnesium sulphate to children under 12 years.Antibiotics should be taken either 2 hours prior or 4 hours after taking magnesium sulphate.Do not take magnesium and consult your doctor:
  • If you suffer from bleeding disorder, heart block, kidney problems, or breathing problems.
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • If you are taking medicines acting on nervous system, for heart problems, for high blood pressure.
  • If you are going to be given an anesthetic.
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Special precautions for Magnesium Sulphate 50% Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Magnesium Sulphate 50% Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Magnesium Sulphate 50% Injection is safe to use during lact
ation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
It is not known whether Magnesium Sulphate 50% Injection al
ters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Magnesium Sulphate 50% Injection should be used with cautio
n in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Magnesium Sulphate 50% Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Magnesium Sulphate 50% Injection is probably safe to use in
patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Magnesium Sulphate 50% Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Magnesium Sulphate, please consult your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions for Magnesium Sulphate 50% w/v Injection

Frequently asked questions for Magnesium Sulphate

Q. Is magnesium hydroxide an alkali?
Magnesium hydroxide is an alkali
Q. Is magnesium effective against migraine, constipation, anxiety, or wakefulness?
Magnesium hydroxide can be used to treat migraine, constipation, anxiety, and can help you sleep. Please consult your doctor for the dose, frequency and duration required for the treatment
Q. Can I take Epsom or magnesium suphate salts for magnesium deficiency?
Epsom/ magnesium suphate can be taken to treat magnesium deficiency.Please consult your doctor before use
Q. How long can I take magnesium sulphate?
Duration of treatment depends up on disease condition.Do consult your doctor for the dose and duration required for your treatment
Q. How many times can I take magnesium sulphate for thyroid problems?
Magnesium sulphate is not used for thyroid problems.Do consult your doctor for the dose and duration required for the treatment
Q. Can I take magnesium sulphate with iron, vitamin C, antibiotics, multivitamins, Nexium/ esomeprazole, Lexapro/escitalopram, citalopram, or antidepressants?
Magnesium sulphate can be taken with iron, vitamin C, multivitamins, citalopram, and antidepressants. Certain antibiotics should not be taken with magnesium sulphate because they may not be absorbed as well. Interaction may occur when Nexium, Lexapro are taken with magnesium salicylate
Q. Can I take magnesium sulphate without calcium?
The intake of magnesium sulphate and calcium should be kept in range, calcium to magnesium-1:1 or 2:1. Do consult your doctor before use
Q. Does magnesium sulphate help you lose weight?
Magnesium sulphate is not used for losing body weight.Do consult your doctor before use.

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