magnesium sulfate injection (cont.)
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What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using magnesium sulfate injection (Sulfamag)?
Do not use magnesium sulfate injection without first talking to your doctor if you
You may not be able to use magnesium sulfate injection, or you may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring during treatment if you have any of the conditions listed above.
Tell your doctor about all prescription or over-the-counter medicines including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products that your are taking.
Tell your doctor if you drink alcohol or caffeine drinks regularly, if you smoke, or if you use any illegal drugs. These factors can affect the way magnesium sulfate injection works in your body.
Magnesium sulfate injection is in the FDA pregnancy category B. This means that it is not expected to harm an unborn baby. Do not use magnesium sulfate injection without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant.
How should I use magnesium sulfate injection (Sulfamag)?
Magnesium sulfate injection should be administered as an injection into a muscle or intravenously by a healthcare provider. It should be administered in a clinical setting where an emergency situation can be handled properly.
Your healthcare provider will store magnesium sulfate injection as directed by the manufacturer.
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