magnesium sulfate

Definition / meaning of magnesium sulfate

A drug used to treat pre-eclampsia and eclampsia (serious complications of pregnancy). Magnesium sulfate is also being studied for its ability to prevent the toxic side effects of certain drugs used to treat colorectal cancer. It is a type of anticonvulsant agent.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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