Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

magnesium sulfate side effects on newborn

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
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
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
2
2 thanks
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.
1
1 thank
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
1
1 thank
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Releive headache: Both medications relieve headaches. Exact mechanism is not known.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
No: Both are forms of magnesium, but have differences in absorption and biological use. Magnesium oxide is the worst form to supplement with.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month