Tag Archives: Magnesium sulfate

Magnesium Abnormalities

1. What are the important functions of magnesium? Magnesium participates in the regulation of vascular smooth muscle tone, signal transduction, adenosine triphosphate (ATP) production, synthesis of nucleic acids, lymphocyte activation, and cytokine production. 2. Which cellular membrane-bound pumps utilize magnesium as a coenzyme? Sodium-potassium ATPase, calcium ATPase, and proton pumps. 3. How is magnesium distributed… Read More »

Constipation

Constipation; Cause The etiopathogenesis of idiopathic megacolon is still incompletely understood. Several reviews have emphasized the importance of considering an extensive list of differential diagnoses (e. g., neuromuscular, mechanical, inflammatory, metabolic and endocrine, pharmacologic, environmental, and behavioral causes) for the obstipated cat (Box Differential Diagnosis of Constipation in the Cat). A review of published cases… Read More »

Drugs acting on FEET

Disorders of the feet are typically characterised by lameness, although sometimes other clinical signs such as swelling, inflammation, and discharge may be seen. In farm livestock, lameness is both a major economic and a welfare problem and in horses performance can be seriously impaired. Conditions affecting horses. Thrush in horses can result from poor hoof… Read More »

Cisplatin

Chemistry An inorganic platinum-containing antineoplastic, cisplatin occurs as white powder. One mg is soluble in 1 ml of water or normal saline. The drug is available commercially as powder for injection and as a solution for injection. The powder for injection occurs as a white, lyophilized powder that also contains mannitol, sodium chloride and HCl… Read More »