Indications for "Magnesia"

"Magnesia" (magnesium sulfate) can be administered during magnesium deficiency, hypertonicity of the uterus, threatened miscarriage or premature birth, high blood pressure, swelling, preeclampsia (a complication of a normal pregnancy, characterized by disorder of the functions of some internal organs), predisposition to thrombosis, eclampsia (severe toxemia of the second half of pregnancy). This medication should be prescribed by a gynecologist.
Magnesium sulfate helps to eliminate fluid from the body.

In the treatment of "Chalk" is used only intramuscularly or intravenously administered. The dose of the drug depends on the condition of the pregnant woman. Most often prescribe 25% solution of "milk of Magnesia" with a single dose of 20 milliliters. Intramuscular injections of magnesia is quite painful. When properly done injection location injection can become inflamed. Before the injection is required to warm the solution and be sure to use a long needle. The drug has to be administered very slowly and intramuscularly, and intravenously.

Contraindications to the use of "Magnesia", the side effects of the drug

Contraindicated to inject the drug low blood pressure. If after the administration of magnesium sulphate pressure plummeted, the drug should be lifted. "Magnesia" is not prescribed in the first trimester of pregnancy, and in subsequent periods it is used only under the supervision of a physician. It is believed that late-term short-term use of the drug is harmless to mother and child, however, in the prenatal condition (two hours before delivery) introduction magnesium is contraindicated. With the introduction of the drug need to be careful to the dosage. Overdose "Magnesia" can lead to violation of activity of a brain. Excess magnesium can cause fetal respiratory distress.
You cannot apply the "Chalk" calcium supplements and biologically active supplements.

The drug is contraindicated in chronic renal failure, severe, case of hypersensitivity to magnesium sulfate, with oppression of the respiratory center, severe bradycardia (decreasing heart rate), AV-blockade (partial or complete breach of conduct impulses from the Atria to the ventricles).

"Magnesia" can cause the following negative effects: lowering blood pressure, slurring of speech, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, weakness, anxiety, headaches, sweating, a rush of blood to the face.