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Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Magsum. Please consult your doctor.
Magsum 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 so... View More
Magsum 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 har... View More
It is not known whether Magsum alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and reac... View More
Magsum should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Magsum may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Magsum is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Magsum may not be needed in these... View More
Magsum 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 ... View More
Uses of Magsum
- Seizures in pregnant women with high blood pressure
- Decreased magnesium levels in blood
Side effects of Magsum
- Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
How to use Magsum
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Magsum works
Magsum controls seizures and high blood pressure in pregnant women by widening the blood vessels in the brain and improving the blood supply to the nerv... View More
What if you forget to take Magsum?
If you miss a dose of Magsum, please 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.
Eclampsia, Cerebral palsy, Hypomagnesemia, Torsades de pointes, Barium poisoning
Adult: IV Hypomagnesaemia Symptomatic deficiency: 1-2 g over 5-60 mins, then maintain at 0.5-1 g/hr if needed. Severe: 1-2 g/hr for 3-6 hr, then ... View More
Parenteral: Heart block, severe renal impairment, myocardial damage.
Mode of Action
Magnesium sulfate decreases levels of acetylcholine in motor nerve terminals. It also acts on the myocardium by decreasing the rate of SA node impulse f... View More
Renal impairment, myasthaenia gravis, digitalised patients; pregnancy. Monitor serum-magnesium concentrations.
Hypermagnesaemia characterised by nausea, vomiting, flushing, thirst, hypotension, drowsiness, confusion, slurred speech, double vision, bradycardia, mu... View More
Enhances neuromuscular blockers, digitalis glycosides.
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More