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Descriptor English:   Magnesium Sulfate 
Descriptor Spanish:   Sulfato de Magnesio 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Sulfato de Magnésio 
Synonyms English:   Magnesium Sulfate, Heptahydrate
Heptahydrate Magnesium Sulfate
Sulfate, Magnesium  
Tree Number:   D01.524.550
D01.875.800.800.850.500
Definition English:   A small colorless crystal used as an anticonvulsant, a cathartic, and an electrolyte replenisher in the treatment of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia. It causes direct inhibition of action potentials in myometrial muscle cells. Excitation and contraction are uncoupled, which decreases the frequency and force of contractions. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1992, p1083) 
Pharmacological Action:   Analgesics
Anesthetics
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents
Anticonvulsants
Calcium Channel Blockers
Tocolytic Agents
 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
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AG agonists AN analysis
AI antagonists & inhibitors BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid CS chemical synthesis
CH chemistry CL classification
EC economics HI history
IM immunology IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PK pharmacokinetics
PD pharmacology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UR urine
Record Number:   8453 
Unique Identifier:   D008278 

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