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Maternal adverse effects of different antenatal magnesium sulphate regimens for improving maternal and infant outcomes: a systematic review

BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, 2013 

Appropriate administration of antenatal magnesium sulphate was not shown to be associated with serious maternal adverse effects, though an increase in ‘minor’ adverse effects and treatment cessation was shown. Researchers recommend larger trials to determine optimal regimens and achieve maximal effectiveness with minimal adverse effects for each antenatal indication for use.

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