Magnesium Sulfate (DBL) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) magnesium sulfate heptahydrate. On this page you will find out more about Magnesium Sulfate (DBL), including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: magnesium sulfate heptahydrate
Information for medicine and pack size:
Magnesium Sulfate (DBL) 2.47 g/5 mL concentrated injection, 10 x 5 mL ampoules
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
INDICATION AS AT 8 JANUARY 2004: Parenteral administration of magnesium is indicated in the treatment of acute hypomagnesaemia. Magnesium salts are also indicated to prevent hypomagnesaemia in patients receiving total parenteral nutrition. Magnesium sulfate is also indicated in the prevention and treatment of life threatening seizures in the treatment of toxemias of pregnancy (pre-eclampsia and eclampsia).
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||Clear colourless solution|
|Dosage Form||Injection, concentrated|
|Route of administration||Intravenous|
10 x 2.47g/ 5mL: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||5 Years|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
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DBL Magnesium Sulfate Concentrated Injection - myDr.com.au
DBL Magnesium Sulfate Concentrated Injection - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines
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Calcium Gluconate Injection BP (DBL) | myVMC
Parenteral calcium replacement is required in: acute hypocalcaemia hypocalcaemic tetany severe hyperkalaemia (too much potassium) magnesium sulfate overdose (calcium is the antagonist of magnesium toxicity) Calcium injections have also been used in: acute renal, biliary and intestinal colic prevention of hypocalcaemia in exchange transfusions long-term electrolyte replacement therapyCalcium Gluconate Injection 10% works to replace the bodys calcium when it is deficient
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