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Magnesium Chloride

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Magnesium Chloride (magnesium chloride systemic) is a member of the drug class minerals and electrolytes and is used to treat Heart Attack and Hypomagnesemia.

US matches:

Scheme

USP

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A12CC01,B05XA11

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0007786-30-3

Chemical Formula

Mg-Cl2

Molecular Weight

95

Therapeutic Categories

Food additive (e number)

Mineral supplement

Used in electrolyte solutions

Chemical Name

Magnesium chloride (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Magnesii chloridum (Latin)
  • Magnesiumchlorid (German)
  • Magnésium, chlorure de (French)
  • Magnésio, cloreto de (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Magnesium Chloride (OS: JAN)
  • E 511 (IS)
  • UNII-02F34734H9O (IS)
  • UNII-59XN63C8VM (IS)
  • Magnesium Chloride (PH: USP 37)
  • Magnesium chloride hydrate (IS)
  • Magnesium dichloride hexahydrate (IS)
  • Magnesiumchlorid-6-Wasser (IS)
  • Magnesii chloridum hexahydricum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Magnesium Chloride (PH: USP 37)
  • Magnesium Chloride Hexahydrate (PH: BP 2015)
  • Magnesium chloride hexahydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Magnesiumchlorid-Hexahydrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Aakland Sweetmag (veterinary use)
    Aakland Chemicals, New Zealand
  • Agra Calcium Magnesium (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium (veterinary use))
    Vee-Service, Netherlands
  • Calci Tad (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Gluconate (veterinary use))
    aniMedica, Netherlands
  • Calcilift - Bolus (Magnesium Chloride and Magnesium Oxide, + Calcium Formate (veterinary use))
    Albrecht, Germany
  • Calcimag (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Chloride (veterinary use))
    Kela, Norway
  • Calcitat (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium mixture of several salts (veterinary use))
    Ogris, Austria
  • Calcitat forte (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium mixture of several salts (veterinary use))
    Ogris, Austria
  • Calcium gluconicum 38% Jacoby (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Gluconate (veterinary use))
    Jacoby, Austria
  • Calcium Magnesium Gel (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium chloride (veterinary use))
    Dutch Farm Veterinary, Netherlands
  • Calcium Magnesium Infuus (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Gluconate (veterinary use))
    Kombivet, Netherlands
  • Calcium Magnesium Oplossing (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium gluconate (veterinary use))
    V.T.P., Netherlands
  • Calcium Magnesium Tonicum (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Acetate (veterinary use))
    Dopharma, Germany; Dopharma, Netherlands
  • Calcium-Bovisal (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium mixture of several salts (veterinary use))
    Chevita, Germany; Selecta, Germany
  • Calciummagnesium-Ject (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Borogluconate (veterinary use))
    Dopharma, Netherlands
  • Calform (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Formate (veterinary use))
    Bayer, Germany; Bayer Santé Animale, France
  • CALMAG-Gel (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Chloride (veterinary use))
    Aesculaap, Netherlands
  • Calol (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Chloride (veterinary use))
    Provet, Switzerland
  • Ca-Mg Oraal (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Chloride (veterinary use))
    Eurovet, Netherlands
  • Chloromag
    Merit, United States
  • Cloruro de magnesio
    Volta, Chile
  • Glucalmag (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Borogluconate (veterinary use))
    Bomac, New Zealand
  • Granions de Magnésium
    EA Pharma, Monaco; Granions, Monaco
  • Hipracal (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Gluconate (veterinary use))
    Laboratorios Hipra, Poland
  • Hipracal-FM (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Gluconate (veterinary use))
    Biofarm, Finland
  • Ipaligo Magnésium (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol, France
  • Jia You (Magnesium Chloride and Adenosine)
    Yabao Guangtai Pharmaceutical, China
  • Parpumag (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Gluconate (veterinary use))
    Eurovet, Belgium
  • Rumag (Magnesium Chloride andMonensin (veterinary use))
    Agri-Feeds, New Zealand
  • Slow-Mag
    Ethifarm, Poland; Merck, South Africa
  • Ultimag (Magnesium Chloride and Zinc Oxide)
    Mirren, South Africa
  • Amos Calcium-Magnesium Drank (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium (veterinary use))
    Kommer, Netherlands
  • Calcilift Forte (Magnesium Chloride and Boric Acid, + Calcium Gluconate (veterinary use))
    Albrecht, Germany
  • Calcitat (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium mixture of several salts (veterinary use))
    aniMedica, Netherlands
  • Calcium Magnesium Oplossing (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium mixture of several salts (veterinary use))
    Feed Farm, Netherlands
  • Calciuminfusion (Magnesium Chloride and Boric Acid, + Calcium Gluconate (veterinary use))
    WDT, Germany
  • Calciveyxol (Magnesium Chloride and Boric Acid, + Calcium Gluconate (veterinary use))
    Veyx, Germany
  • Cal-Mag (Magnesium Chloride and Boric Acid, + Calcium Gluconate (veterinary use))
    CPPharma, Germany
  • Calmasel (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Chloride (veterinary use))
    Selecta, Germany
  • C-B-Gluconat (Magnesium Chloride and Boric Acid, + Calcium Gluconate (veterinary use))
    Albrecht, Germany; Alvetra, Germany; CPPharma, Germany; Selecta, Germany; Vetochas, Germany
  • Chlor-Mag-Kalz-Lösung (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Chloride (veterinary use))
    WDT, Germany
  • Emulsi-Cal (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium (veterinary use))
    Bomac, New Zealand
  • Hipracal-FM (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Gluconate (veterinary use))
    Nordvacc, Sweden
  • Kovel (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Chloride (veterinary use))
    Gräub, Switzerland
  • Magnésio Calcique (Magnesium Chloride and Glucose, + Calcium Borogluconate (veterinary use))
    Coophavet, France
  • Magnesium Chloride
    Hospira, New Zealand
  • Magnesiumchlorid 0.5 molar B. Braun
    B. Braun Medical, Switzerland
  • Slow-Mag
    Purdue, United States
  • Slow-Mag B6 (Magnesium Chloride and Pyridoxine)
    Curtis, Poland
  • Wonder Mag Chloride (veterinary use)
    Aakland Chemicals, New Zealand

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USANUnited States Adopted Name
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

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