Magnesium sulfate potentiates several cardiovascular and metabolic actions of terbutaline.

Abstract

beta-Adrenergic agonists are useful for the emergency treatment of asthma. Recently, magnesium sulfate (MgSO4) has also been shown to be efficacious in this situation. beta-Agonists have unwanted cardiovascular and metabolic actions: increased systolic blood pressure, corrected QT interval (QTc), serum glucose and insulin, and decreased RR interval… (More)

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