Magnesium Sulfate

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Magnesium Sulfate
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  1. Mag Sulfate
       Classification
    • -Electrolyte
    • -Antidysrhythmic
    • -Anticonvulsant
  2. Mag Sulfate
       Actions
    • -Essential for sodium/potassium/ATP pump
    • -Decreases acetylcholine in motor nerve terminals.
    • -Produces neuromuscular blockade in CNS
    • -Calcium channel blocker
  3. Mag Sulfate
       Indications
    • -Polymorphic V-Tach (Torsades)
    • -Seizures associated w/ eclampsia
    • -Bronchospasm
  4. Mag Sulfate
       Contraindications
    • Shock
    • Heart blocks
    • Hypersensitivity
  5. Mag Sulfate
       Adverse Effects
    • Cardio
    • Bradycardia
    • Hypotension
    • Heart blocks

    • Neuro
    • Drowsiness

    • GI
    • Nausea
    • Vomiting

    • Respiratory
    • Depression
  6. Mag Sulfate
       Administration
    • Torsades/Bronchospasm
    • 1-2 g IVPB in 50-100 ml NS over 5 mins

    • Seizures
    • 2-4g IV/IO over 2-3 mins
  7. Mag Sulfate
       Pediatrics
    Not used in prehospital setting
  8. Mag Sulfate
       Onset
       Duration
    • Onset
    • 3-5 mins

    • Duration
    • 30 mins
  9. Mag Sulfate
       Precautions
    -Use w/caution in pts w/impaired renal function

    -Administer slowly to minimize adverse effects

    -Use calcium chloride as antdote if serious side effect occur

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