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Chemical Magnesium Sulfate

Name Magnesium Sulfate
CAS Type 1 Name Sulfuric acid magnesium salt (1:1)
Equivalent Terms Heptahydrate Magnesium Sulfate | Magnesium Sulfate, Heptahydrate | Sulfate, Magnesium
CAS Registry Number 7487-88-9
Definition A small colorless crystal used as an anticonvulsant, a cathartic, and an electrolyte replenisher in the treatment of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia. It causes direct inhibition of action potentials in myometrial muscle cells. Excitation and contraction are uncoupled, which decreases the frequency and force of contractions. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1992, p1083)
Structure Magnesium Sulfate
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MeSH® ID D008278
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1. ChemicalsInorganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Magnesium Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Magnesium Sulfate Has associated genes Has associated diseases
2. ChemicalsInorganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Sulfur Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Sulfur Acids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Sulfuric Acids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Sulfates Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Magnesium Sulfate Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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Magnesium Sulfate Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  Andrew's Liver Salt
  Carbostimulin
  chloropent
  Hyposol
  Lamicel
  magnesium hydroxide sulfate hydrate
  Melos Conquer Mixture
  PFC-Kyoto solution
  Young's cardioplegic solution