magnesium sulfate

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magnesium sulfate

A colorless, crystalline compound, MgSO4, used in fireproofing, ceramics, textiles, paper, matches, explosives, and fertilizers.
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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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By using rocuronium and its reversal agents sugammadex, lidocaine, [sz]-2 agonist, epinephrine, sevoflurane, hydrocortisone, magnesium sulfate, and deep extubation, we were able to intubate smoothly and extubate successfully after the surgery without intensive care.
Galileo's spectrometer found water ice and a substance that appeared to be magnesium sulfate salts -- like Epsom salts, which are used in soaking baths.
Dexmedetomidine and Magnesium Sulfate in the perioperative management of a child undergoing laparoscopic resection of bilateral pheochromocytomas.
Egypt's exports to the Indonesian market, including petroleum and non-petroleum exports, contained polyethylene, caraway, coriander, rubber waste and waste, rubber tires for buses and trucks, trousers for ladies, anise, natural magnesium sulfate, olive oil, books, and fruit paste.
A: Our proprietary blend of safe, gentle ingredients includes magnesium sulfate, colloidal silver, citrus grapefruit extract, aloe, allantoin and vitamin E.
Magnesium sulfate prevents the development of forced swim induced hyperalgesia in rats
Role of magnesium sulfate in postoperative pain management for patients undergoing thoracotomy.
One nonopioid medication now attracting attention as a potential adjuvant analgesic for treatment of acute postoperative pain is magnesium sulfate. However, there is limited information in the current literature concerning the use and effectiveness of magnesium as an adjuvant analgesic in the peripartum period.
Because of its antagonistic effect on N-methyl-Daspartate (NMDA) receptors and its role in the regulation of calcium influx into the cell, magnesium sulfate (MgS) seems to have a potential analgesic effect when used as an adjuvant in FNB [6-10].
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.

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