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long term side effects from magnesium sulfate

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 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Cohen
38 years experience Psychiatry
Cloud9: Mdpv is a designer drug with powerful stimulant effects, much stronger than methylphenidate. It can be very toxic, with blood pressure elevations, pan ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
41 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
No: Florinef (fludrocortisone) is the synthetic equivalent of your salt retainig hormone used to control salt waisting caused by adrenal insufficiency. We ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Weeks
44 years experience Family Medicine
100%: Florinef (fludrocortisone) is a corticosteroid used to correct certain adrenal problems. It helps raise blood pressure, retain sodium and fluid.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience Family Medicine
Not sure: There have not been any controlled studies of this medication past continuous use for 12 months. If you take it for acid reflux the fda has only appro ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Relatively safe: Prednisone can be very effective for migraine headaches that fail to respond to other medications. Prednisone has many potential serious side effects ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Yes, if the: Affected end organs suffer damage. But this is rare. Serum half life of thyroid hormone is 2 weeks, so it will take some time before your levels ret ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Hinkle
Specializes in Family Medicine
Multiple: Constipation; liver or kidney damage; mental & personality changes; decreased pain controll through decreased opiate receptors for the drug to attach ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Possible GI problems: Possible effects include a wide range of GI issues as well as vertigo and other distress. Seek medical attention early to select alternative laxatives ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
None: none -- but your body may develop tolerance
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Oxycodone: Usually about 4-6 hours after the last dose.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Addiction, mostly: The major side effects of opioids are constipation (which can be severe), increased sweating, weight gain, edema and hormonal changes, including reduc ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Usually not.: Many side-effects mild and go away. Gi upset, diarrhea, or cramps not uncommon when starting. Usaully disappear quickly. Many feel like doxycline. I ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Not usually: Magnesium overdose can cause lots of metabolic problems, (low blood pressure, respiratory depression) but once resolved is not associated with long te ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Decrease: In calcium absorption is one, leading to increase risk of osteoporosis.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below : Addiction would be the first that comes to mind. Long term use of any opioid is not without risk.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Becky White
19 years experience Pediatrics
Unknown: Deca-durabolin is an anabolic steroid that can cause hormone imbalances in men and women. In the short-term it can increase muscle mass, but it has n ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alon Seifan
12 years experience Neurology
Not known: Long-term effects of piracetam are not known, but generally it is considered safe.
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Trileptal: Check out http://www.drugs.com/trileptal.html for more info on oxcarbazepine (Trileptal).
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hal Blatman
40 years experience Pain Management
NSAID side effects.: Nsaids like Ibuprofen have some unfortunate side effects that make them a poor choice for many people in pain and most people with pain after sports a ... Read More
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