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Magnesium Sulfate Injection

Last Updated: January 25, 2023
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Fresenius Kabi, 500 mg/mL, 50 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0642-50
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Pfizer, 500 mg/mL, 10 mL syringe, 10 count, NDC 00409-1754-10
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Pfizer, 500 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-2168-77
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Pfizer, 80 mg/mL, 50 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00409-6730-13
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Sagent, 40 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 10 count, NDC 25021-0612-82
Reason for the Shortage
    • American Regent is not currently marketing magnesium sulfate which has been unavailable since late 2012.
    • Baxter has magnesium sulfate injection available.
    • BBraun has magnesium injection available.
    • Exela launched magnesium sulfate vials in May 2018.
    • Fresenius Kabi had magnesium sulfate injection on shortage due to increased demand for the product.
    • Sagent has magnesium sulfate injection available.
    • Pfizer had magnesium sulfate injection on shortage due to increased demand. The 500 mg/mL 20 mL vials were discontinued in August 2020.
    • WG Critical Care has magnesium sulfate injection available.
    • X-Gen discontinued magnesium sulfate in April 2018.
Available Products
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Exela Pharma Sciences, 500 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 51754-1000-04
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Fresenius Kabi, 500 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0064-11
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Fresenius Kabi, 500 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0064-03
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Fresenius Kabi, 500 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0642-20
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, BBraun, 10 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00264-4400-54
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Baxter, 10 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 40 count, NDC 00338-1709-40
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Fresenius Kabi, 10 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 63323-0108-01
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Pfizer, 10 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00409-6727-23
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, WG Critical Care, 10 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 44567-0410-24
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, BBraun, 40 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00264-4206-54
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, BBraun, 40 mg/mL, 50 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00264-4204-52
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, BBraun, 80 mg/mL, 50 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00264-4205-52
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Baxter, 40 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 40 count, NDC 00338-1719-40
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Baxter, 40 mg/mL, 50 mL premixed bag, 40 count, NDC 00338-1708-40
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Baxter, 80 mg/mL, 50 mL premixed bag, 40 count, NDC 00338-1715-40
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Fresenius Kabi, 40 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 63323-0106-01
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Fresenius Kabi, 40 mg/mL, 1000 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 63323-0106-10
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Fresenius Kabi, 40 mg/mL, 50 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 63323-0106-05
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Fresenius Kabi, 40 mg/mL, 500 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 63323-0106-15
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Fresenius Kabi, 80 mg/mL, 50 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 63323-0107-05
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Pfizer, 40 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00409-6729-23
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Pfizer, 40 mg/mL, 1000 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00409-6729-09
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Pfizer, 40 mg/mL, 50 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00409-6729-24
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Pfizer, 40 mg/mL, 500 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00409-2050-20
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Sagent, 40 mg/mL, 50 mL premixed bag, 10 count, NDC 25021-0612-81
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, WG Critical Care, 40 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 44567-0421-24
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, WG Critical Care, 40 mg/mL, 50 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 44567-0420-24
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, WG Critical Care, 80 mg/mL, 50 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 44567-0424-24

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Fresenius Kabi has magnesium sulfate 500 mg/mL 50 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of early-February 2023.
    • Pfizer has magnesium sulfate 500 mg/mL 10 mL syringes and 20 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of May 2023 for the 10 mL syringes and February 2023 for the 20 mL vials. The 80 mg/mL 50 mL premixed bags are on back order and the company estimates a release date of February 2023.
    • Sagent has short-dated magnesium sulfate 40 mg/mL 100 mL premixed bags available with an expiration date of April 2023.

Updated

Updated January 25, 2023 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created March 30, 2011 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2023, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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