Influence of decreased and increased magnesium supply on the cardiotoxic effects of epinephrine in rats.


Female Sprague-Dawley rats kept on a standard chow or on a magnesium (Mg)-deficient diet during 6 days received s.c. injections of 0, 25, 50, 100 and 200 micrograms of epinephrine (Ep). 1 h before, they were orally treated with 0, 125 or 250 mg of Mg/kg b.w. given as magnesium aspartate hydrochloride. Drug-induced changes were studied by analyzing serum and… (More)


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