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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Agnew
49 years experience Pain Management
Codeine OK : Which trimester is your pregnancy? Codeine is an option if taken at onset of migraine. Hydration essential and may have to be given IV Has acupuncture ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Magnesium: Recommend magnesium glycinate 400 to 800mg daily. Should not cause problem with diarrhea.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Magnesium sulphate is given intravenously to relax the uterus. Too fast a infusion , and generally in the face of decreasing or decreased kidney funct ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danae Steele
30 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Several uses: Magnesium sulfate is commonly used to stop premature labor, and to prevent eclamptic seizures, and may also be beneficial for a baby born prematurely. ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lutz
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not id given correct: Benefits of preventing seizure definitely outwegh the risk but must be careful of toxicity if given too much at the extreme respiratory depression f ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
?need ? effect?: Magnesium sulfate is one of the better tolerated methods of handling maternal blood pressure in labor. Maternal effects at higher levels include respi ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Intravenously it causes flushing and vasodilation [ dilation of blood vessels] , which can simulate the feeling of hotness.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Magnesium sulphate is given intravenously to relax the uterus. Too fast a infusion , and generally in the face of decreasing or decreased kidney funct ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
No.: Diarrhea can be caused by milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). Parenteral Magnesium Sulfate is not known to have this effect.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Define overdose: If you mean high mag levels after mag sulfate I.V. Was given, then you need to know that mag level can be elevated after I.V. Dose, temporarily, until ... Read More
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