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magnesium sulfate in 5% dextrose injection, USP Adverse Reactions


The following adverse reactions have been identified in clinical studies or postmarketing reports. Because these reactions are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to reliably estimate their frequency or establish a causal relationship to drug exposure.


hypotension, circulatory collapse, cardiac depression including bradycardia

Central Nervous System:

central nervous system depression leading to respiratory paralysis, visual disturbances, flushing, sweating, hypothermia
Metabolic:hypocalcemia with signs of tetany, hypermagnesemia


lethargy, sedation, somnolence, myasthenic crisis


depressed deep tendon reflexes, flaccid paralysis


decreased respiratory rate, pulmonary edema
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