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Magnesium Sulfate Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is magnesium sulfate injection (Magnesium Sulfate)?
- What are the possible side effects of magnesium sulfate injection (Magnesium Sulfate)?
- What is the most important information I should know about magnesium sulfate injection (Magnesium Sulfate)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before receiving magnesium sulfate injection (Magnesium Sulfate)?
- How is magnesium sulfate injection given (Magnesium Sulfate)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Magnesium Sulfate)?
- What happens if I overdose (Magnesium Sulfate)?
- What should I avoid while receiving magnesium sulfate injection (Magnesium Sulfate)?
- What other drugs will affect magnesium sulfate injection (Magnesium Sulfate)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Magnesium Sulfate)?
Since magnesium sulfate is given by a healthcare professional, you are not likely to miss a dose.
What happens if I overdose (Magnesium Sulfate)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while receiving magnesium sulfate injection (Magnesium Sulfate)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect magnesium sulfate injection (Magnesium Sulfate)?
Tell your doctor if you drink alcohol or caffeine drinks regularly, if you smoke, or if you use any street drugs. These factors can affect the way magnesium sulfate injection works in your body.
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially an IV (injected) antibiotic, such as :
- amikacin (Amikin);
- gentamicin (Garamycin);
- kanamycin (Kantrex);
- neomycin (Neo Fradin, Neo Tab);
- paromomycin (Humatin, Paromycin);
- streptomycin; or
- tobramycin (Nebcin, Tobi).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with magnesium sulfate. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about magnesium sulfate.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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