Data from FDA - Curated by EPG Health - Last updated 27 July 2017

Indication(s)

INDICATIONS As an electrolyte replenisher in magnesium deficiencies.

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contraindications
CONTRAINDICATIONS Magnesium Chloride Injection should not be administered if there is renal impairment, marked myocardial disease or to comatose patients.
Special warnings and precautions
PRECAUTIONS The usual precautions for parenteral administration should be observed. Administer with caution if flushing and sweating occurs. A preparation of a calcium salt should be readily available for intravenous injection to counteract potential serious signs of magnesium intoxication. As long as deep tendon reflexes are active it is probable that the patient will not develop respiratory paralysis. Respiration and blood pressure should be carefully observed during and after administration of Magnesium Chloride Injection.

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Category Value
Agency product number 02F3473H9O
Orphan designation No
Product NDC 30727-304
Date Last Revised 07-07-2011
Type HUMAN PRESCRIPTION DRUG
RXCUI 206344
Marketing authorisation holder Merit Pharmaceutical