Effect of Magnesium Administration in Dextrose Water on Serum Sodium Concentration

Ramin Sam


There is fair amount of data that potassium administration will raise serum sodium concentration; however whether the above concept extends to other electrolytes is less well understood. Although real-world data are lacking on this concept, here we will discuss the reasons why one may logically conclude that magnesium administration in dextrose-containing solution does not in fact lower serum sodium concentration appreciably. Furthermore we will try to determine by how much one should expect the administration of magnesium intravenously will change the serum sodium concentration.

World J Nephrol Urol. 2020;9(2):33-34
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/wjnu409


Magnesium administration; Dextrose-containing solution; Serum sodium concentration; Intravenously

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