• Raissa Nurwany Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Sriwijaya University, Palembang, South Sumatra
  • Shafira Fitri Ramadhina Medical Professional Study Program, Faculty of Medicine, Sriwijaya University, Palembang, South Sumatra
  • Pariyana Pariyana Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Sriwijaya University, Palembang, South Sumatra



Preeclampsia, Magnesium supplements, Pregnancy


Objective:This article aims to discuss the effects of magnesium supplementation on clinical

outcomes of pregnancy and highlights the benefits of magnesium supplementation in reducing the

risk of hypertension in pregnancy and preeclampsia. Method: In this systematic review article, the

author conducted a literature search using certain keywords and selected articles that were published

from 2013-2023, can be accessed in full-text in pdf format, and are in Indonesian or English. The

methods used were in accordance with the reporting guidelines provided in the Preferred Reporting

Items for Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Protocols (PRISMA-P). Results: After carefully

searching the database and eliminating articles that were not related to the topic, 6 articles were

obtained for review. Hypertension in pregnancy and preeclampsia are serious health problems that

can harm both mother and baby. Magnesium supplements have been studied as a way to reduce the

risk of hypertension in pregnancy and preeclampsia. Conclusion: Magnesium supplements may help

reduce the risk of hypertension in pregnancy and preeclampsia.


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