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Magneon Injection

Manufactured byNEON LABORATORIES LTD
Description

Magneon Injection is used to correct the magnesium levels in patients with low magnesium levels in the body when the patient is not able to tolerate oral supplements. It is also used for the prevention and control of seizures associated with pre-eclampsia (a pregnancy complication characterized by increased blood pressure and protein in the urine) and eclampsia (occurrence of seizures in pregnant women with severe preeclampsia).

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Magneon Injection

  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Swelling of eyelids, face, lips
  • Itching and rash
  • Dizziness and Drowsiness
  • Pain at the injection site
  • Muscle weakness
  • Excessive thirst
  • Slurred speech

Uses of Magneon Injection

What is it prescribed for?

  • Hypomagnesemia
  • Toxemia of Pregnancy
  • Atrial tachycardia
  • Seizures
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    Anticonvulsant effect: The effect of this medicine can be observed within1 hour of intramuscular administration of dose and immediately after intravenous administration of dose.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    Anticonvulsant effect: The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 3 to 4 hours after intramuscular administration and 30 minutes after intravenous administration of the dose.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to magnesium sulfate or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

Hypermagnesemia

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with hypermagnesemia (high blood magnesium levels) due to the increased risk of adverse effects.

Hypercalcemia

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with hypercalcemia (high levels of calcium in the blood) due to the risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Myocardial damage

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with myocardial damage due to the risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Diabetic coma

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with diabetic coma due to the risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.
General warnings

Hypermagnesaemia

Use of this medicine may increase the magnesium levels in the blood. The risk is especially higher in patients suffering from kidney diseases. Report any symptoms such as flushing of the skin, increased thirst, difficulty in breathing, changes in heart rate, etc. to the doctor immediately. Close monitoring of magnesium levels, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Other uses

Your doctor may prescribe this medicine for indications other than those stated above in certain specific circumstances, especially if other medicines are not effective. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor in such cases.

Liver impairment

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver impairment due to the risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of liver function is recommended while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative might be required in some cases.

Missed Dose

Since this medicine is usually administered by a qualified healthcare professional in the clinical/hospital setting, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low.

Overdose

Since this medicine is administered in the hospital setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very less. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Atracurium

Raltegravir

Nifedipine

Cisatracurium

Disease interactions

Renal dysfunction

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from kidney function impairment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
This medicine is usually administered in the clinical/hospital setting under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor. Inform the doctor if you have a known allergy to this medicine. Report all your current medicines as well as your medical conditions to the doctor before receiving this medicine.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Effect on sleep is not established

How it works
This medicine corrects the magnesium levels in the blood. It decreases acetylcholine release, inhibits action potentials in the myocardium, favors movement of calcium, potassium, and sodium in and out of cells and also works by stabilizing the brain cells.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Minerals and electrolytes, Miscellaneous anticonvulsants

Schedule

Schedule H

Magnesium sulfate - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2019 [cited 8 January 2019]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00653

[Internet]. Accessdata.fda.gov. 2019 [cited 8 January 2019]. Available from:

https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2013/019316s018lbl.pdf

DailyMed - Magnesium Sulfate- magnesium sulfate heptahydrate injection, solution [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [cited 11 September 2019]. Available from:

https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=4ce43b41-b48b-4882-8617-6d8380a9fb72
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Information on this page was last updated on 11 Sep 2019

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