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Table 6 Overall outcome rates for all studies in 9556 subjects

From: An integrative review of the side effects related to the use of magnesium sulfate for pre-eclampsia and eclampsia management

  Affected patella reflex Respiratory depression Oliguria Skipped dose Calcium gluconate use Maternal death
All Due to MgSO4
Number of events 156 123 238 348 17 91 1
Incidence (%) 1.6 1.3 2.5 3.6 0.18 0.9 0.01
Range of incidence%1 0 – 57 0 - 8.2 0 – 35 0 – 65 0 - 0.29 0 – 5 0-0.01
  1. 1 Based on incidence of the event reported in each study.