In parenteral administration, magnesium sulfate exhibits hypotensive, arteriolar vasodilatory, antiarrhythmic, sedative, anticonvulsant, diuretic, antispasmodic, tocolytic effect. Replenishes magnesium deficiency in the body, is a physiological calcium antagonist.
– Hypertensive crisis; ventricular arrhythmias (torsade de pointes); convulsive syndrome; eclampsia; hypomagnesemia; an increased need for magnesium;
– in complex therapy of preterm birth; stable angina; in poisoning with heavy metals salts; tetraethyl lead; soluble barium salts (antidote).
Administer intramuscularly, intravenously slowly or as an intravenous infusion. The dose frequency and doses are individual depending on the indication and therapeutic effect. For infusion, dilute the medicine with 0.9% sodium chloride or 5% glucose solution. For intravenous injection, the rate of administration normally should not exceed 150 mg/min (0.6 ml/min), except for treating arrhythmias and eclampsia in pregnant women.