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Magnesium Sulfate Injection

Last Updated: August 16, 2018
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, American Regent, 500 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00517-2610-25
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, American Regent, 500 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00517-2602-25
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, American Regent, 500 mg/mL, 50 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00517-2650-25
    • 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, 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 00409-2168-02
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, X-Gen, 500 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 39822-4025-02
    • 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, 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, 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 00409-6729-03
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Pfizer, 80 mg/mL, 50 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00409-6730-13
Reason for the Shortage
    • American Regent has had magnesium sulfate unavailable since late 2012.
    • Fresenius Kabi has magnesium sulfate injection on shortage due to increased demand for the product.
    • Pfizer has magnesium sulfate injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • X-Gen discontinued magnesium sulfate in April 2018.
    • Exela launched magnesium sulfate vials in May 2018.
    • WG Critical Care has magnesium sulfate injection on shortage due to increased demand for the product.
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, 40 mg/mL, 500 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 63323-0106-15
    • 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

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Fresenius Kabi has magnesium sulfate 500 mg/mL 2 mL, 10 mL, 20 mL and 50 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-August 2018 for the 2 mL and 10 mL vials, early- to mid-September 2018 for the 20 mL vials, and late-August 2018 for the 50 mL vials. The 40 mg/mL 50 mL and 100 mL premixed bags are on back order and the company estimates a release date of early- to mid-September 2018. The 40 mg/mL 1000 mL premixed bags are on back order and the company estimates a release date of early- to mid-September 2018. The 80 mg/mL 50 mL premixed bags are on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date. The 10 mg/mL 100 mL premixed bags are on back order and the company estimates a release date of early- to mid-September 2018.
    • Pfizer has magnesium sulfate 500 mg/mL 20 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of 2019. The 500 mg/mL 10 mL syringes are on back order and the company estimates a release date of November 2018. The magnesium sulfate 10 mg/mL 100 mL bags are on back order and the company estimates a release date of August 2018. The magnesium sulfate 40 mg/mL 50 mL, 100 mL, and 500 mL bags are on back order and the company estimates a release date of August 2018. The 40 mg/mL 1000 mL bags are on back order and the company estimates a release date of September 2018. The 80 mg/mL 50 mL bags are on back order and the company estimates a release date of September 2018.
    • WG Critical Care has magnesium sulfate 10 mg/mL 100 mL premixed bags on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-August 2018.

Updated

Updated August 16, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created March 30, 2011 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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