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MgSO4 (magnesium sulfate) in the range of 1 to 2 g IV over 15 to 30 minutes appears to reduces hospital admissions and improves lung function in adults with acute asthma who have not responded sufficiently to oxygen, nebulised short-acting beta2-agonists and IV corticosteroids.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2014 May 28;5:CD010909.    (retrieved May, 2014). There are currently 885 pearls in the database. While every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, mistakes can and do occur. Use databank at your own risk. All pearls © 2019 by the Internet Medical Association. Click Here to view more medical pearls.