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Table 4 Estimated cost per patient of using MgSO 4 and Diazepam for eclampsia management

From: Benefits of using magnesium sulphate (MgSO4) for eclampsia management and maternal mortality reduction: lessons from Kano State in Northern Nigeria

  Unit cost/ampoule Ampoules required Total cost/episode
Diazepam N 100 10 N 1000 ($6.67)*
MgSO4 (loading dose) N 200 8 N 1600 ($10.6)*
MgSO4 (Recurrent convulsions) N 200 1 N 200 ($1.33)*