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As an electrolyte replenisher in magnesium
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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.
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.