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Side effects to magnesium sulfate for labor?

Side effects to magnesium sulfate for labor?

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 function can cause too high levels in the blood leading to convulsions. ...Read more

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Give me drug profile of magnesium sulfate including dose, therapeutic uses, side effects?

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. Typically a "loading dose" of 4-6 grams is used, followed by 2-3 grams per hour given intravenously. Side effects including flushing, dry mouth, blurred vision, and nausea, and are usually worse for the first 24 hours a woman gets the medication. ...Read more

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What are magnesium effects and side effects?

Magnesium: Magnesium is the relaxation mineral. Calcium causes the muscle to contract and magnesium causes the muscle to relax. Low magnesium will predispose to headaches, muscle spasms, tension, and cramping, constipation, and reactive airway. Too much magnesium can cause loose stool. ...Read more

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What are the effects and side effects of magnesium?

Effects and S.E. Mag: Magnesium is the relaxation mineral. It can be helpful against reactive airway episodes, muscle cramping, muscle tension, headaches, constipation, insomnia, and it is important to make sure you support your magnesium if you have to take Azithromycin antibiotics in order to minimize the risk of a potentially fatal heart arrhythmia. ...Read more

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What are the benefits and side effects of taking magnesium?

Magnesium: Individuals on diuretics often feel better with magnesium, it lowers likelihood of ectopic activity, it reverses leg cramps in some. There are many benefits. It must be used careflly with poor kidneys and can cause diarrhea. If you are serious get the "magnesium factor" by mildred seelig md. ...Read more

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I started taking magnesium and I have had side effects. Are there any alternatives?

I started taking magnesium and I have had side effects. Are there any alternatives?

Magnesium: If possible, stop taking medicines that can decease your magnesium absorption, such as proton pump inhibitors (e.g., proposed, prevacid, medium, protonix, (pantoprazole) etc). Minimize the doses of diuretics other than Amiloride (which can help raise your magnesium level.). ...Read more

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I've been taking 600mg of magnesium citrate everyday for the last month. What side effects should I be aware of?

I've been taking 600mg of magnesium citrate everyday for the last month. What side effects should I be aware of?

Mg citrate: If using it as a laxative - you may be creating a situation where your body becomes dependent on it to have a BM. Otherwise - I might be concerned about the amount of magnesium your body is absorbing. I would talk to your doctor about this - rarely should constipation last this long. Also a serum magnesium level might be appropriate Good luck ...Read more

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What are the side effects of magnesium oxide 400 mg?

Side effects: Diarrhea is most common side effect. Http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/magnesium-oxide-side-effects. Html ...Read more

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What are the side effects of 400mg of magnesium oxide taken daily?

Magnesium oxide: Diarrhea is most common side effect. Http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/magnesium-oxide-side-effects. Html - most common side effect is diarrhea ...Read more

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Last night me and my husband took a teaspoon of sodium carbonate by mistake thinking it was bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate). No side effects yet. Should we worry?

Last night me and my husband took a teaspoon of sodium carbonate by mistake thinking it was bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate). No side effects yet. Should we worry?

If no side effects: Sodium carbonate or soda ash is not poisonous but can be an irritant. So if you don't feel any irritation in your mouth, esophagus or stomach than you should be alright and there will be no problem. ...Read more

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Are there any serious side effects to the mother and/or baby due to using magnesium sulfate?

Are there any serious side effects to the mother and/or baby due to using magnesium sulfate?

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 for mom in the baby may notice it to be sometimes sluggish if mom has been on mag for a while. ...Read more

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Last night took 1 tea spoon of sodium carbonate thinking it was sodium bicarbonate. No side effects yet. Should I worry?

Let explain: Sodium carbonate is a chemical present in a variety of commonly used industrial and household products, such as certain bleaching agents, automatic dishwashing detergents and glass and paper products. This substance, also referred to as soda ash or washing soda, may cause severe side effects if swallowed, inhaled or exposed to the skin. If you develop symptoms of sodium carbonate. ...Read more

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Labor. Are there any serious side effects to the mother and/or baby due to using magnesium sulfate when not needed?

Labor. Are there any serious side effects to the mother and/or baby due to using magnesium sulfate when not needed?

? need? Effect?: Magnesium sulfate is one of the better tolerated methods of handling maternal blood pressure in labor. Maternal effects at higher levels include respiratory depression, low blood pressure & heart rhythm block. It is a category 1 (no risk) for the fetus although I occasionally see respiratory depression, apnea spells in a newborn if it has high blood levels, which fades after they start to urinate. ...Read more

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I take magnesium and have stopped yesterday. I got side effects - numbness (especially left face), fatigue. When will side affects exit system?

I take magnesium and have stopped yesterday. I got side effects - numbness (especially left face), fatigue. When will side affects exit system?

Magnesium: Magnesium is an essential mineral. Oral magnesium typically does not cause side effects other than nausea or diarrhea or abdominal cramping. Fatigue is unusual unless magnesium is given intravenously. Numbness is unusual. Magnesium you took will exit your body in about 48 hours. Talk to your doctor about your facial symptoms. ...Read more

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Is pepcid (famotidine) better to take than prilosec? I've heard prilosec can cause magnesium deficiency and pepcid (famotidine) generally has no adverse side effects. True?

Not true: Side effects of prilosec are very rare and tend to occur in sick and hospitalized patients. If pepcid (famotidine) doesn't work and prilosec does work then stick with prilosec. You can have you magnesium check every few years for reassurance. ...Read more

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