MAGNESIUM SULFATE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low amount of calcium in the blood
  • low blood pressure
  • abnormal nervous system function affecting alertness
  • low body temperature

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • excessive sweating
  • temporary redness of face and neck

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • slow heartbeat
  • widening of blood vessels

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • a change in vision
  • drowsiness
  • inducing of a relaxed easy state
  • low energy and weakness

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • high amount of magnesium in the blood
  • complete stoppage of the heart
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • fluid in the lungs
  • lung failure causing loss of breath
  • decreased lung function
  • decreased tone or tension in a part of the body
  • a condition where the body is unable to maintain adequate blood flow called shock
  • slow breathing
  • slow and shallow breathing
  • limp or flaccid paralysis

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

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