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Who should take magnesium sulfate?

Adults and children with abnormally low levels of magnesium in their blood should take magnesium sulfate. Pregnant women who are experiencing seizures or need labor delayed due to complications should take magnesium sulfate. This drug should also be administered to children who are having seizures because of an acute kidney condition called acute nephritis. This medical compound can also help people with high blood pressure and cerebral functioning problems associated with encephalopathy. Those in need of a quick-acting laxative or help relieving sore and inflamed muscles should take and use magnesium sulfate.

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