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What are normal results for a magnesium measurement in pregnant women in preterm labor?

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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Magnesium level

Magnesium levels are normally between 1.
7 and 2.2 mg/dl. Magnesium levels for therapy are between 4.0 and 6.0 mg/dl.

In brief: Magnesium level

Magnesium levels are normally between 1.
7 and 2.2 mg/dl. Magnesium levels for therapy are between 4.0 and 6.0 mg/dl.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: <8.4 mg/dL.

Serum magnesium concentration is not a clinically useful test, as physical findings/symptoms are more important than the serum value.
In general, when tested, magnesium concentration should be <8.4 mg/dl to avoid toxicity.

In brief: <8.4 mg/dL.

Serum magnesium concentration is not a clinically useful test, as physical findings/symptoms are more important than the serum value.
In general, when tested, magnesium concentration should be <8.4 mg/dl to avoid toxicity.
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