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Magnesium sulfate / potassium chloride / sodium sulfate Side Effects

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Sep 25, 2022.

Applies to magnesium sulfate / potassium chloride / sodium sulfate: oral tablet.

Serious side effects

Along with its needed effects, magnesium sulfate / potassium chloride / sodium sulfate may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking magnesium sulfate / potassium chloride / sodium sulfate:

Rare

  • Dizziness
  • fainting
  • fast, slow, or uneven heartbeat

Incidence not known

  • Bloody stools
  • confusion
  • decreased urination
  • diarrhea
  • drowsiness
  • dry mouth
  • fainting
  • increase in heart rate
  • lightheadedness
  • loss of appetite
  • mood or mental changes
  • nausea
  • rapid breathing
  • rectal bleeding
  • seizures
  • stomach pain and tenderness
  • sunken eyes
  • swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, ankles, hands, or feet
  • thirst
  • trouble breathing
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • vomiting
  • wrinkled skin

Other side effects

Some side effects of magnesium sulfate / potassium chloride / sodium sulfate may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.

Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

  • Full or bloated feeling
  • pressure in the stomach
  • swelling of the stomach area

Less common

  • Headache

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Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.