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2022 Jan 12

Ir J Med Sci

The effect of preoperative oral magnesium oxide on the severity of postoperative pain among women undergoing hysterectomy.


Hashemian M, Mirkheshti A, Mirafzal A, Ahmadipour H, Nasehabad M A
Ir J Med Sci. 2022 Jan 12.
PMID: 35022952.


Magnesium sulfate has been reported to be effective in perioperative pain treatment and in blunting somatic, autonomic, and endocrine reflexes provoked by noxious stimuli. The pre-emptive analgesic effects of magnesium in reducing postoperative pain could be beneficial in abdominal and gynecologic surgeries.