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Mag Sulfate
Class
electrolyte
antiarrhythmic
anticonvulsant
Mag Sulfate
Action
essential for muscle contractions
Causes CNS depression
controls seizures by blocking the release of acetylcholine
Mag Sulfate
Indications
hypomagnesemia in torsades
refractory V-Fib
V-tach (pulseless)
eclampsia and preeclamsia
Mag Sulfate
Contraindications
Heart block
hypocalcemia
Mag Sulfate
precautions
rapid IV admin may cause respiratory or cardiac problems
Mag Sulfate
route and dosage
Cardiac arrest 1-2gm in 10mlIV

Torsade de pointes 1-2gmin 50 to 100 ml of NS IV over 5 - 60min followed by IV GTT
0.5-1gm an hour titrate

preeclampsia 4-5 g IV
followed by 1-2g/hr gtt
Mag Sulfate
Adverse reactions and side effects
respiratory depression
bradycardia
arrhythmias
hypotension
Mag Sulfate
supply
preload of 100 mg/ml in 10 ml
Mag sulfate
antidote
Iv bolus of 10-20ml of 10%
calcium gluconate