HyperMagnesemia: 1.6-2.6 mg/dL


Increased: Renal Failure: Hypothyroidism Mg containing Antacids Addison's dz Diabetic coma Severe Dehydration Lithium intoxication Signs and Symptoms: 
- Generalized Neuromuscular Depression 
- Decreased Deep Tendon Reflexes (Early) > 7.0 
- Weakness 
- PR lengthening if > 8.0 
- Flaccid quadriplegia (w/ severe HyperMg) 
- Hypotension 
- MS Changes & Coma



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 3:05 pm