magnesium hydroxide

A solution of magnesium hydroxide with antacid and laxative properties. Milk of magnesium exerts its antacid activity in low doses such that all hydroxide ions … [Read more...]

magnesium hydroxide / aluminum hydroxide / simethicone suspension

An oral suspension containing magnesium hydroxide, aluminum hydroxide and simethicone with antacid activity. Both magnesium hydroxide and aluminum hydroxide … [Read more...]

magnesium oxide

The oxide salt of magnesium with antacid, laxative and vascular smooth muscle relaxant activities. Magnesium combines with water to form magnesium hydroxide … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

magnesium valproate

The magnesium salt of valproic acid (2-propylpentanoic acid) with antiepileptic and potential antineoplastic activities. Magnesium valproate dissociates in the … [Read more...]

magnetic resonance imaging

A procedure in which radio waves and a powerful magnet linked to a computer are used to create detailed pictures of areas inside the body. These pictures can … [Read more...]

magnetic resonance perfusion imaging

A special type of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that uses an injected dye in order to see blood flow through tissues. Also called perfusion magnetic … [Read more...]

magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging

A noninvasive imaging method that provides information about cellular activity (metabolic information). It is used along with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) … [Read more...]

magnetic-targeted carrier

A tiny bead made from particles of iron and carbon that can be attached to an anticancer drug. A magnet applied from outside the body then can direct the drug … [Read more...]


(Other name for: gadopentetate dimeglumine) … [Read more...]