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

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

  • E 511 (IS)
  • UNII-02F34734H9O (IS)
  • UNII-59XN63C8VM (IS)
  • Magnesium Chloride (PH: USP 34)
  • Magnesium chloride hydrate (IS)
  • Magnesium dichloride hexahydrate (IS)
  • Magnesiumchlorid-6-Wasser (IS)
  • Magnesii chloridum hexahydricum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Magnesium Chloride (PH: USP 34)
  • Magnesium Chloride Hexahydrate (PH: BP 2011)
  • Magnesium chloride hexahydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Magnesiumchlorid-Hexahydrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • Ai Nuo Ji (Magnesium Chloride and Adenosine)
    Beida Gaoke Huatai Pharmaceutical, China
  • Calcilift - Bolus (Magnesium Chloride and Magnesium Oxide, + Calcium Formate (veterinary use))
    Albrecht, Germany
  • Calcimag (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Chloride)
    Biofarma, Georgia
  • Calcimag (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Chloride (veterinary use))
    Kela, Norway
  • Calcium gluconicum Jacoby (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Gluconate (veterinary use))
    Jacoby, Austria
  • Calcium-Bovisal (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium mixture of several salts (veterinary use))
    Chevita, Germany; Selecta, Germany
  • Calcivet (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Gluconate (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol Biowet, Poland
  • Calform (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Formate (veterinary use))
    Bayer, Germany; Bayer Portugal, SA., Portugal; Bayer Santé Animale, France
  • Calol (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Chloride (veterinary use))
    Prodivet - Coméercio de Produtos Químicos, Farmacêuticos e Cosméticos, Lda., Portugal; Provet, Switzerland
  • Cloruro de magnesio
    Volta, Chile
  • DBL Magnesium Chloride
    Hospira, Australia
  • 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
  • Ipaligo (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol, France
  • Jia You (Magnesium Chloride and Adenosine)
    Yabao Guangtai Pharmaceutical, China
  • Magnogène
    Novartis Santé Familiale, France
  • Rumag (Magnesium Chloride andMonensin (veterinary use))
    Agri-Feeds Limited, New Zealand
  • Slow-Mag
    Curtis, Poland; Merck, South Africa
  • Ultimag (Magnesium Chloride and Zinc Oxide)
    Mirren, South Africa
  • Calcilift Forte (Magnesium Chloride and Boric Acid, + Calcium Gluconate (veterinary use))
    Albrecht, Germany
  • 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
  • Chlorure de Magnésium Lavoisier
    CDM Lavoisier, France
  • Hipracal (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Gluconate (veterinary use))
    Hipra, Austria
  • Hipracal-FM (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Gluconate (veterinary use))
    Nordvacc, Sweden
  • Kovel (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Chloride (veterinary use))
    Gräub, Switzerland
  • Magnesium Chloride
    Hospira, New Zealand
  • Magnésium Chlorure Renaudin
    Renaudin, France
  • Magnesiumchlorid 0.5 molar B. Braun
    B. Braun Medical, Switzerland
  • Vélical (Magnesium Chloride and Calcium Chloride (veterinary use))
    Pfizer Santé Animale, France
  • Wonder Mag Chloride (veterinary use)
    Aakland Chemicals, New Zealand

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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