Magnesium Sulphate Versus Diazepam in the Management of Eclampsia

This clinical trial was conducted to compare the anticonvulsant response of magnesium sulphate and diazepam in the management of eclampsia. The study was carried out at the eclampsia unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital during the period from October, 1995 to January, 1996. Two hundred consecutive admitted patients were recruited
for the study and randomly assigned to two treatment groups: magnesium sulphate and diazepam. One hundred patients received injection magnesium sulphate and another one hundred received injection diazepam. All patients of both the group were matched for baseline characteristics. Convulsion was controlled in 95% of the patients of magnesium sulphate group and 74% of the patients of diazepam group…


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