Label: CHLOROMAG- magnesium chloride injection, solution

  • Category: HUMAN PRESCRIPTION DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: unapproved drug other

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  • DESCRIPTION

    Magnesium Chloride Injection is a sterile solution of
    Magnesium Chloride Hexahydrate in Water for Injection
    q.s. Each mL contains Magnesium Chloride Hexahydrate
    200 mg, Sodium Chloride 9 mg, Benzyl Alcohol 1% as
    a preservative, Water for Injection, q.s. pH adjusted
    with Hydrochloric Acid and/or Sodium Hydroxide. Total
    osmolarity equivalent to 2951 mOsm/L.
    Contains 1.97 mEq of Mg++ and Cl- per mL.
    The structural formula is MgCl2•6H2O.

    ACTIONS

    Magnesium is the second most plentiful cation within
    cellular fluids. It is an important activator of many
    enzyme systems and deficits are accompanied by a
    variety of functional disturbances.

  • INDICATIONS

    As an electrolyte replenisher in magnesium
    deficiencies.

  • CONTRAINDICATIONS

    Magnesium Chloride Injection should not be administered
    if there is renal impairment, marked myocardial disease
    or to comatose patients.

  • WARNING

    Do not use if a precipitate is present.

  • 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.

  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

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  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    CHLOROMAG 
    magnesium chloride injection, solution
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN PRESCRIPTION DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:30727-304
    Route of AdministrationINTRAVENOUS
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE (UNII: 02F3473H9O) (MAGNESIUM CATION - UNII:T6V3LHY838) MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE200 mg  in 1 mL
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    SODIUM CHLORIDE (UNII: 451W47IQ8X) 9 mg  in 1 mL
    BENZYL ALCOHOL (UNII: LKG8494WBH) 1 mL  in 1 mL
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    SODIUM HYDROXIDE (UNII: 55X04QC32I)  
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID (UNII: QTT17582CB)  
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:30727-304-9050 mL in 1 VIAL, MULTI-DOSE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product06/11/2011
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    unapproved drug other06/11/2011
    Labeler - Merit Pharmaceutical (093370369)
    Registrant - Merit Pharmaceutical (093370369)
    Establishment
    NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
    Merit Pharmaceutical093370369manufacture(30727-304)