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Magnesium Sulfate

"Magnesium Sulfate" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A small colorless crystal used as an anticonvulsant, a cathartic, and an electrolyte replenisher in the treatment of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia. It causes direct inhibition of action potentials in myometrial muscle cells. Excitation and contraction are uncoupled, which decreases the frequency and force of contractions. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1992, p1083)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Magnesium Sulfate" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Magnesium Sulfate" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 52 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 1997 and 2015
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