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Magnesium Sulfate Injection

Last Updated: October 18, 2018
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • 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, Pfizer, 10 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00409-6727-23
    • 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, 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 00409-6729-03
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Pfizer, 80 mg/mL, 50 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00409-6730-13
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, WG Critical Care, 40 mg/mL, 50 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 44567-0420-24
Reason for the Shortage
    • American Regent is not currently marketing magnesium sulfate which has been 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, 10 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 63323-0108-01
    • 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, 1000 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 63323-0106-10
    • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, WG Critical Care, 40 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 44567-0421-24

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 mid-October 2018 for the 2 mL vials, early-November 2018 for the 10 mL vials, and late-October to early-November 2018 for the 20 mL vials and 50 mL vials. The 40 mg/mL 50 mL, 100 mL, and 500mL premixed bags are on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-October 2018 for the 50 mL and 100 mL premixed bags and late-November 2018 for the 500 mL premixed bags. The 80 mg/mL 50 mL premixed bags are on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-November 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 November 2018. The magnesium sulfate 40 mg/mL 50 mL, 100 mL, 500 mL, and 1000 mL bags are on back order and the company estimates a release date of October 2018 for the 1000 mL bags, November 2018 for the 50 mL bags and 500 mL bags, and December 2018 for the 100 mL bags. The 80 mg/mL 50 mL bags are on back order and the company estimates a release date of December 2018.
    • WG Critical Care has magnesium sulfate 40 mg/mL 50 mL premixed bags on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-October 2018. Check wholesalers for inventory.

Updated

Updated October 18, 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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