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Side effect(s) of Magnesium sulphate

Read the side effects of Magnesium sulphate as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Digestive tract: Mild cramps, after constipation after taking laxative, diarrhea, stomach irritation, nausea, vomiting, paralytic ileus

Nervous system: Confusion, dizziness or lightheadedness, sleepiness, slurred speech, double vision, muscle weakness

Cardiovascular system: Fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat, low blood pressure

Skin: Skin infection after local application

Others: Allergic reaction

Other Precautions :  Take magnesium sulphate only as advised by the physician.

Drug Name : Magnesium sulphate

Magnesium sulphate generic Magnesium sulphate is used to treat several conditions which include: Magnesium deficiency Constipation and preparation of the bowel before surgical procedures and colonoscopy for its laxative action which it brings about by increasing the water content of the intestines and stimulating intestinal movement. The laxative effect of magnesium sulphate is also useful in barium poisoning to reduce the absorption of barium from the digestive tract. Torsades de pointes, an abnormal heart rhythm Cerebral edema (fluid accumulation in the brain) Pre-eclampsia or eclampsia, conditions of high blood pressure during pregnancy that are associated with seizures. Magnesium sulphate helps to prevent and treat the seizures. Locally for boils and carbuncles on the skin.
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