Magnesium Sulphate 50% Injection 10Ml 1S
Brand : zafa pharmaceutical lab
Requires Prescription (YES/NO)
Fluids & Electrolytes
How it works
Magnesium sulfate can act as a smooth muscle relaxant, possibly by blocking calcium-mediated contraction, decreasing acetylcholine release from neuromuscular junctions, and reducing histamine-induced airway spasm .
USAGE AND SAFETY
• Respiratory depression (slow orshallow breathing) and abnormal heartbeats • Nausea (feeling sick) and/or vomiting • Lowering of blood pressure • Sweating and high temperature • Thirst • Confusion • Drowsiness • Muscle weakness
Calcium channel blockers , nifedipine , non-depolarising muscle relaxants , suxamethonium .
Magnesium Sulfate Injection is used to treat low levels of magnesium in the blood. It is also used for prevention (and control) of seizures in patients with severe pre-eclampsia (high blood pressure associated with pregnancy) or eclampsia (convulsions as a result of pre-eclampsia).
When not to Use
You should not be given Magnesium Sulfate if: • you are allergic to Magnesium Sulfate or to any of the other ingredients in this medicine • You suffer from liver or kidney failure • You suffer from a disease of the brain associated with cirrhosis of the liver • You have myasthenia gravis (a chronic progressive muscular weakness disease) • You suffer from heart disease .
There are no known effects of Magnesium Sulfate Injection on driving and using machines. Please speak to you r doctor before driving or operating machinery.
A risk-benefit assessment should be performed in individual cases prior to initiation of treatment.
In patients with mild to moderate renal insufficiency (impaired kidney function), Magnesium Sulphate should be used with special care.
Talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse before receiving Magnesium Sulfate if you suffer from any liver or kidney problems .
Always consult your physician before using any medicine.
Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.