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5 out of 5
 

Treatment of hypermagnesemia is (DNB Dec 09)



A Injection calcium gluconate
B Frusemide

C Dialysis
D All of the above

Ans. D

All of the above

Hypermagnesemia : (Ref. Hari-18th ed., Pg- 3091)

Causes:

1). ARF, CRF

2). Addison disease

3). Magnesium containing drugs.

4). Hemolysis

Clinical features. Occur due to vasodilatation and neuromuscular blockage. There is paradoxical Bradycardia, Hypotension, Altered sensorium, respiratory depression.

Treatment:

1). Injection calcium gluconate for heart

2). Diuretics (Frusemide)

3). Dialysis