Magnesium complications

Pharmacology

• Cardiac arrest

• Pulmonary edema (lungs fill with fluid; can be fatal)

• Chest pain

• Cardiac conduction defects

• Low blood pressure

• Low calcium

• Increased urinary calcium

• Visual disturbances

• Decreased bone density

• Respiratory depression (difficulty breathing)

• Muscular hyperexcitability

76%

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2009

Year asked