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Table 3 Side effects of anesthesia and neonatal Apgar score and umbilical arterial pH

From: Intrathecal magnesium sulfate does not reduce the ED50 of intrathecal hyperbaric bupivacaine for cesarean delivery in healthy parturients: a prospective, double blinded, randomized dose-response trial using the sequential allocation method

  Magnesium group (n = 30) Control group (n = 30) P -Value
Hypotension 6(20.0) 8(26.7) 0.76#
Nausea and vomiting 12(40.0) 9(30.0) 0.59#
Shivering 5 (16.7) 6 (20.0) 1.00#
Pruritus 8(26.7) 7(23.3) 1.00#
PDPH 0 (0%) 1 (3.3) 1.00#
Severe sedation 0 0  
Respiratory depression 0 0  
Apgar score 10.0 ± 0.0 10.0 ± 0.0 1.00*
Umbilical artery pH 7.37 ± 0.04 7.38 ± 0.06 0.22*
  1. Data are presented as number (percent) or mean ± SD. PPDH = post dural puncture headache. *Student t test, #Chi-square test