Magnesium sulfate

What is Magnesium sulfate?

Magnesium sulfate meaning A drug used to treat pre-eclampsia and eclampsia (serious complications of pregnancy). Magnesium sulfate is also being studied for its ability to prevent the toxic side effects of certain drugs used to treat colorectal cancer. It is a type of anticonvulsant agent.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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