MAGNESIUM sulfate, 0.5g/ml, 10ml, amp.


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Instructions for use

1 g magnesium sulfate contains approximately 4 mmol (8 mEq) magnesium.

Must be given as IM injection or IV infusion in 0.9% NaCl.

To be administered by experienced staff.

It is recommended to simultaneously order injectable calcium gluconate (magnesium sulfate antagonist).

Precautions for Use

Do not administer to patients with severe renal impairment.


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