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Magnesium Sulfate


MOA CNS depressant
MOA reduces the release of Ach by motor nerves to decrease seizure activity
MOA slows HR at the SA node,prolongs AV conduction time=decreased dromotropy
MOA peripheral vasodilation (calcium channel blocking properties
MOA stabalizes cell membrane-decreases the chance for dysrythmia development
MOA neccesary for the Na+ K+ pump to function
Indication Hypomagnesemia
Idication Torsades
Indication Hypokalemia
Idication V-fib/pulseless V-tach associated with Torsades
Idication Severe asthma attack-Phase II status asmatachus
Contraindications Renal disease
Contraindications Shock
Contraindication Heart blocks
Contraindication Hypocalcemia
Contraindication Hypermagnesemia
Precautions May cause CNS depression and hypocalcemia
precautions RIVP may cause hypotension, heart blocks, and or respiratory depression
Precautions Renal impairment may increase chances of toxicity
How supplied 10%,12.5%,50% solution in 40,80,100,and 125mg/ml
Dosage for V-fib/Pulseless V-tach 1-2 gm in 10ml D5w SIVP
Dossage for Torsades with a pulse 1-2 gms in 50-100ml D5w SIVP
Created by: rebeccabelleth