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Magnesium sulfate (By injection)

Magnesium Sulfate (mag-NEE-zee-um SUL-fate)

Prevents seizures in pregnant women with severe eclampsia. Also supplies your body with magnesium, when needed, and treats muscle spasms caused by severe low levels of magnesium in the blood. Treats barium poisoning, brain swelling, and uncontrolled rapid heartbeat.

Brand Name(s):

PremierPro Rx Magnesium Sulfate, magnesium sulfate Novaplus

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not receive this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to magnesium sulfate, or if you have heart damage or heart block (a problem with heart rhythm).

How to Use This Medicine:


Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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