Hypermagnesemia

Hypermagnesemia

  • Causes: Mainly caused by renal failure, but also can be caused by mag citrate abuse, increased intake of antacids (MOM, maalox), Mg supplements, Li therapy
  • Trxt: Ca gluconate (IV), NS + furosemide (good renal function) or hemodialysis (renal failure), discontinue Mg-containing meds
    • Ca antagonizes the neuromuscular & CV effects of Mg

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: