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Magnesium sulfate

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Magnesium sulfate is an inorganic salt with the formula MgSO4(H2O)x where 0≤x≤7. [1]

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Acetone (systematically named propanone) is the organic compound with the formula (CH3)2CO.

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Agriculture is the cultivation of land and breeding of animals and plants to provide food, fiber, medicinal plants and other products to sustain and enhance life.

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In chemistry, an alcohol is any organic compound in which the hydroxyl functional group (–OH) is bound to a carbon.

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A substance is anhydrous if it contains no water.

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Antiarrhythmic agent

Antiarrhythmic agents, also known as cardiac dysrhythmia medications, are a group of pharmaceuticals that are used to suppress abnormal rhythms of the heart (cardiac arrhythmias), such as atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, ventricular tachycardia, and ventricular fibrillation.

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An anticholinergic agent is a substance that blocks the neurotransmitter acetylcholine in the central and the peripheral nervous system.

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Asthma is a common long-term inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs.

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Barium sulfate

Barium sulfate (or sulphate) is the inorganic compound with the chemical formula BaSO4.

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Bath salts

Bath salts are water-soluble, pulverised minerals that are added to water to be used for bathing.

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Beer is one of the oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic drinks in the world, and the third most popular drink overall after water and tea.

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Beryllium sulfate

Beryllium sulfate normally encountered as the tetrahydrate, SO4 is a white crystalline solid.

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Beta-adrenergic agonist

Beta adrenergic agonists or beta agonists are medications that relax muscles of the airways, which widen the airways and result in easier breathing.

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British Pharmacopoeia

The British Pharmacopoeia (BP) is the national pharmacopoeia of the United Kingdom.

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A bronchodilator is a substance that dilates the bronchi and bronchioles, decreasing resistance in the respiratory airway and increasing airflow to the lungs.

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Calcium sulfate

Calcium sulfate (or calcium sulphate) is the inorganic compound with the formula CaSO4 and related hydrates.

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Capsicum (also known as peppers) is a genus of flowering plants in the nightshade family Solanaceae.

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Cardiac arrest

Cardiac arrest is a sudden loss of blood flow resulting from the failure of the heart to effectively pump.

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Ceres (dwarf planet)

Ceres (minor-planet designation: 1 Ceres) is the largest object in the asteroid belt that lies between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, slightly closer to Mars' orbit.

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Copper is a chemical element with symbol Cu (from cuprum) and atomic number 29.

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Dawn (spacecraft)

Dawn is a space probe launched by NASA in September 2007 with the mission of studying two of the three known protoplanets of the asteroid belt, Vesta and Ceres.

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A desiccant is a hygroscopic substance that induces or sustains a state of dryness (desiccation) in its vicinity; it is the opposite of a humectant.

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Diazepam, first marketed as Valium, is a medicine of the benzodiazepine family that typically produces a calming effect.

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Dolomite is an anhydrous carbonate mineral composed of calcium magnesium carbonate, ideally The term is also used for a sedimentary carbonate rock composed mostly of the mineral dolomite.

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Double salt

Double salts are salts containing more than one cation or anion, and are obtained by combination of two different salts which were crystallized in the same regular ionic lattice.

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Eclampsia is the onset of seizures (convulsions) in a woman with pre-eclampsia.

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Epsom is a market town in Surrey, England, south-west of London, between Ashtead and Ewell.

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Epsomite is a hydrous magnesium sulfate mineral with formula MgSO4·7H2O.

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Ethers are a class of organic compounds that contain an ether group—an oxygen atom connected to two alkyl or aryl groups.

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Foliar feeding

Foliar feeding is a technique of feeding plants by applying liquid fertilizer directly to their leaves.

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Glycerol (also called glycerine or glycerin; see spelling differences) is a simple polyol compound.

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Health system

A health system, also sometimes referred to as health care system or as healthcare system, is the organization of people, institutions, and resources that deliver health care services to meet the health needs of target populations.

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Hypermagnesemia is an electrolyte disturbance in which there is a high level of magnesium in the blood.

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Hypomagnesemia, also spelled hypomagnesaemia, is an electrolyte disturbance in which there is a low level of magnesium in the blood.

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Inorganic compound

An inorganic compound is typically a chemical compound that lacks C-H bonds, that is, a compound that is not an organic compound, but the distinction is not defined or even of particular interest.

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Intravenous therapy

Intravenous therapy (IV) is a therapy that delivers liquid substances directly into a vein (intra- + ven- + -ous).

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Isolation tank

An isolation tank, usually called a sensory deprivation tank (also known as float tank, flotation tank, or sensory attenuation tank) is a lightless, soundproof tank filled with salt water at skin temperature, in which individuals float.

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Kieserite is the magnesium sulfate mineral (MgSO4·H2O) and is named after Dietrich Georg von Kieser (Jena, Germany 1862).

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Laxatives, purgatives, or aperients are substances that loosen stools and increase bowel movements.

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The lemon, Citrus limon (L.) Osbeck, is a species of small evergreen tree in the flowering plant family Rutaceae, native to Asia.

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Magnesium (medical use)

Magnesium salts are available as a medication in a number of formulations.

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Magnesium carbonate

Magnesium carbonate, MgCO3 (archaic name magnesia alba), is an inorganic salt that is a white solid.

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Magnesium oxide

Magnesium oxide (MgO), or magnesia, is a white hygroscopic solid mineral that occurs naturally as periclase and is a source of magnesium (see also oxide).

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Magnesium sulfate (medical use)

Magnesium sulfate as a medication is used to treat and prevent low blood magnesium and seizures in women with eclampsia.

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Meridianiite — MgSO4•11H2O — is the crystalline 11-hydrate magnesium sulfate phase that precipitates from solutions saturated in Mg2+ and SO42− ions at temperatures less than 2 ˚C.

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Monoclinic crystal system

In crystallography, the monoclinic crystal system is one of the 7 crystal systems.

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North Downs

The North Downs are a ridge of chalk hills in south east England that stretch from Farnham in Surrey to the White Cliffs of Dover in Kent.

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Occator (crater)

Occator is an impact crater located on Ceres that contains "Spot 5", the brightest of the bright spots observed by the Dawn spacecraft.

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Phenytoin (PHT), sold under the brand name Dilantin among others, is an anti-seizure medication.

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Potassium is a chemical element with symbol K (from Neo-Latin kalium) and atomic number 19.

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Potassium magnesium sulfate

Potassium magnesium sulfate is a double salt that can crystallise in a number of forms that occur as minerals.

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The potato is a starchy, tuberous crop from the perennial nightshade Solanum tuberosum.

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Pre-eclampsia (PE) is a disorder of pregnancy characterized by the onset of high blood pressure and often a significant amount of protein in the urine.

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Quinidine is a pharmaceutical agent that acts as a class I antiarrhythmic agent (Ia) in the heart.

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A rose is a woody perennial flowering plant of the genus Rosa, in the family Rosaceae, or the flower it bears.

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Salinity is the saltiness or amount of salt dissolved in a body of water (see also soil salinity).

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Salt (chemistry)

In chemistry, a salt is an ionic compound that can be formed by the neutralization reaction of an acid and a base.

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Sodium magnesium sulfate

Sodium magnesium sulfate is a double sulfate of sodium and magnesium.

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Sodium sulfate

Sodium sulfate, also known as sulfate of soda, is the inorganic compound with formula Na2SO4 as well as several related hydrates.

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Soil is a mixture of organic matter, minerals, gases, liquids, and organisms that together support life.

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Soil conditioner

A soil conditioner is a product which is added to soil to improve the soil’s physical qualities, usually its fertility (ability to provide nutrition for plants) and sometimes its mechanics.

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Solubility is the property of a solid, liquid or gaseous chemical substance called solute to dissolve in a solid, liquid or gaseous solvent.

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Strontium sulfate

Strontium sulfate (SrSO4) is the sulfate salt of strontium.

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The sulfate or sulphate (see spelling differences) ion is a polyatomic anion with the empirical formula.

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Sulfate minerals

The sulfate minerals are a class of minerals that include the sulfate ion (SO42−) within their structure.

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Sulfur trioxide

Sulfur trioxide (alternative spelling sulphur trioxide) is the chemical compound with the formula SO3.

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Sulfuric acid

Sulfuric acid (alternative spelling sulphuric acid) is a mineral acid with molecular formula H2SO4.

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Supergene (geology)

In ore deposit geology, supergene processes or enrichment are those that occur relatively near the surface as opposed to deep hypogene processes.

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Surrey is a county in South East England, and one of the home counties.

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Systematic review

Systematic reviews are a type of literature review that uses systematic methods to collect secondary data, critically appraise research studies, and synthesize studies.

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The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.

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Tofu, also known as bean curd, is a food cultivated by coagulating soy milk and then pressing the resulting curds into soft white blocks.

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The tomato (see pronunciation) is the edible, often red, fruit/berry of the plant Solanum lycopersicum, commonly known as a tomato plant.

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Torsades de pointes

Torsades de pointes or torsade depointes (TdP or simply torsade(s)) (translated as "twisting of the points"), is a specific type of abnormal heart rhythm that can lead to sudden cardiac death.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Water is a transparent, tasteless, odorless, and nearly colorless chemical substance that is the main constituent of Earth's streams, lakes, and oceans, and the fluids of most living organisms.

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Water of crystallization

In chemistry, water of crystallization or water of hydration or crystallization water is water molecules that are present inside crystals.

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WHO Model List of Essential Medicines

The WHO Model List of Essential Medicines (EML), published by the World Health Organization (WHO), contains the medications considered to be most effective and safe to meet the most important needs in a health system.

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Work-up (chemistry)

In chemistry, work-up refers to the series of manipulations required to isolate and purify the product(s) of a chemical reaction.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnesium_sulfate

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