magnesium sulfate

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magnesium sulfate

A colorless, crystalline compound, MgSO4, used in fireproofing, ceramics, textiles, paper, matches, explosives, and fertilizers.

magne′sium sul′fate

a water-soluble salt, MgSO4, used in medicine and in processing leather and textiles. Compare Epsom salt.
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Noun1.magnesium sulfate - a salt of magnesiummagnesium sulfate - a salt of magnesium      
bitter salts, Epsom salts - hydrated magnesium sulfate that is taken orally to treat heartburn and constipation and injected to prevent seizures
sulfate, sulphate - a salt or ester of sulphuric acid
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If the patient's BP is [greater than or equal to] 160/110 mm Hg or if her BP is [greater than or equal to] 140/90 mm Hg with coexisting symptoms of severe preeclampsia (for example a severe headache), initiate magnesium sulfate treatment.
Effects of adjunct intrathecal magnesium sulfate to bupivacaine for spinal anesthesia: a randomized, double-blind trial in patients undergoing lower extremity surgery.
Magnesium sulfate obtained from the natural deposit Esta kizeryt
Thirty-eight children (aged 6-16 years) with a severe asthma attack that was not associated with an infection and that had failed to improve after two hours of standard therapy were randomly assigned to receive, in open-label fashion, a bolus of magnesium sulfate (50 mg per kg of body weight over 1 hour) or a high-dose prolonged magnesium sulfate infusion of (50 mg per kg per hour for 4 hours; maximum, 8 g over 4 hours).
Editor's Note: Magnesium supplements given in the trials included magnesium oxide, magnesium picolinate, magnesium aspartate HCl, magnesium citrate, magnesium lactate, magnesium lactate-citrate, magnesium hydroxide, magnesium chloride and magnesium sulfate.
In this research, we assessed the effects of magnesium sulfate on cardiovascular stability in patients undergoing diverse planned surgical procedures (abdominal, orthopedic, urology) under general balanced anesthesia, who were diagnosed with arterial hypertension grade 1 and 2.
The new standard calls for pregnant women between 24 and 30 weeks in preterm labour to be offered magnesium sulfate, which has been shown to reduce the risk of cerebral palsy in babies.
Se realizo una busqueda bibliografica en Medline a traves de PubMed, utilizando los terminos MeSH: Magnesium Sulfate, Pharmacology, Obstetrics, Pre-eclampsia, Eclampsia, Neuroprotective Agents.
Severe cardiomyopathy secondary to pheochromocytoma: Usefulness of magnesium sulfate.
Giving pregnant women magnesium sulfate within 24 hours of delivering a very preterm baby reduced the risk of cerebral palsy but showed no additional effect in the children's outcomes 6-11 years later, found a new study.
Effect of magnesium sulfate pretreatment on onset and recovery characteristics of cisatracurium.
This is confirmed by the experiment carried out in the laboratory with water, carbon dioxide and magnesium sulfate by researchers at Centro de AstrobiologE[degrees]a (CAB).

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