- a salt of magnesium
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Magnesium sulfate: A remarkably versatile compound administered intramuscularly and intravenously as an anticonvulsant and as a tocolytic agent (to halt premature labor), taken by mouth as a fast-acting laxative, and applied locally as an anti-inflammatory. Informally called mag sulfate. Also known as Epsom salt.
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<chemical> Sulfuric acid magnesium salt (1:1). A small colourless crystal used as an anticonvulsant, a cathartic, and an electrolyte replenisher in the treatment of preeclampsia and eclampsia. It causes direct inhibition of action potential in the myometrial muscle cells. Excitation and contraction are uncoupled, which decreases the frequency
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a salt of magnesium
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Epsom salt; an anticonvulsant and electrolyte replenisher, also used as a laxative and local antiinflammatory.
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(from the article `Epsom and Ewell`) ...county of Surrey, England, at the foot of the North Downs, on the southwestern periphery of Greater London. It became important with the discovery ... Magnesium sulfate, MgSO4, is a colourless, crystalline substance formed by the reaction of magnesium hydroxide with sulfur dioxide and air. A hydra...
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MgSO4 Molar mass: 120.3676
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A medication that is administered intramuscularly and intravenously to prevent and treat eclampsia or stop premature labor. Side effects of the medicaiton include maternal muscle weakness, drowsiness, low blood pressure, fast pulse and respiratory distress in the newbron.
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Type: Term Definitions: 1. active ingredient of most natural laxative waters; used as a promptly acting cathartic in certain poisonings, in the treatment of increased intracranial pressure and edema, as an anticonvulsant in eclampsia (when administered intravenously), in the treatment of some dysthymias and of refractory ast...
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A drug used to treat pre-eclampsia and eclampsia (serious complications of pregnancy). Magnesium sulfate is also being studied for its ability to prevent the toxic side effects of certain drugs used to treat colorectal cancer. It is a type of anticonvulsant agent.
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Source of Magnesium, an activator of many enzymes, ATP, Energy metabolism. Helps prevent irritability, tetany.
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A medication used to prevent and treat eclampsia
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epsom salts, a fast-acting laxative
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