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What is intravenous or injected magnesium used for?

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Intravenous or injected magnesium is used to treat certain conditions, such as eclampsia during pregnancy and severe asthma attacks.

SOURCES:
Longe, J., ed. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, second edition, 2004.
Office of Dietary Supplements: "Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet: Magnesium."

UpToDate: "Causes of hypomagnesemia."

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on September 8, 2020

SOURCES:
Longe, J., ed. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, second edition, 2004.
Office of Dietary Supplements: "Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet: Magnesium."

UpToDate: "Causes of hypomagnesemia."

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on September 8, 2020

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