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Magnesium Sulfate Injection

Last Updated: January 10, 2018
Status: Resolved

Magnesium Sulfate Injection

Products Affected - Description
  • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, American Regent
    500 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00517-2602-25)
    500 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00517-2610-25)
    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 63323-0064-10)
500 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0642-20)
500 mg/mL, 50 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0642-50)
 
Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Pfizer
500 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-2168-02)
 
Premixed bags in water
Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Fresenius Kabi
40 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 24 count (NDC 63323-0106-01)
 
Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Pfizer
40 mg/mL, 50 mL premixed bag, 24 count (NDC 00409-6729-24)
40 mg/mL, 500 mL premixed bag, 24 count (NDC 00409-6729-03)
40 mg/mL, 1000 mL premixed bag, 24 count (NDC 00409-6729-09)
 
Reason for the Shortage
    • American Regent has had magnesium sulfate unavailable since late 2012.
    • Fresenius Kabi had 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 has magnesium sulfate injection available.
Available Products
  • Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Fresenius Kabi
    500 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0064-02)

 
Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Pfizer
500 mg/mL, 10 mL syringe, 10 count (NDC 00409-1754-10)
 
Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, X-Gen
500 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 39822-4025-02)

Premixed bags in 5% Dextrose
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)
 
Premixed bags in water
Magnesium sulfate intravenous injection, Fresenius Kabi
40 mg/mL, 50 mL premixed bag, 24 count (NDC 63323-0106-05)
40 mg/mL, 500 mL premixed bag, 24 count (NDC 63323-0106-15)
40 mg/mL, 1000 mL premixed bag, 24 count (NDC 63323-0106-10)
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)
80 mg/mL, 50 mL premixed bag, 24 count (NDC 00409-6730-13)

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Fresenius Kabi has magnesium sulfate 500 mg/mL 10 mL, 20 mL, and 50 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-February 2018 for the 10 mL vials, mid- to late-February 2018 for the 20 mL vials, and late-January 2018 for the 50 mL vials. The 40 mg/mL 100 mL premixed bags are on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-January 2018.
    • Pfizer has magnesium sulfate 500 mg/mL 20 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of June 2018. The magnesium sulfate 40 mg/mL 50 mL and 1000 mL bags are on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-January 2018 for the 50 mL bags and early-February 2018 for the 1000 mL bags. The 40 mg/mL 500 mL bags are available in limited supply.

Updated

January 10, 2018; December 29, 15 and 5, November 21 and 12, October 30 and 2, September 26, August 25 and 11, July 30, 25 and 6, June 12 and 6, May 11, April 13, March 24, January 5, 2017; December 12, October 8, September 27, August 26, July 26, June 23, May 26, 2016; November 5, September 9, July 16, June 29, April 8, March 25, February 19, January 23, 2015; December 12, November 14, October 24, September 11, August 28, July 17, June 6, May 23, April 22, February 7, January 3, 2014; December 9, November 19, October 31, August 26, July 11, June 27, May 24, April 17, March 27, February 5, January 23, 2013; December 26, November 14, October 24, September 14, August 22, June 18, May 15, April 17, March 28, February 16, January 27, 2012; December 28, November 22, October 31, September 20, August 31, July 22, June 23, May 26, April 29, March 31, 2011, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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