Sunderland Joint Formulary
NHS Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

9 Nutrition and blood
09-05-01-03 Magnesium

Magnesium Aspartate Magnaspartate®

Oral powder: 6.5g (10 mmol/sachet)

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Magnesium Glycerophosphate

Magnesium glycerophosphate tablets (Neomag)
Tablets: 4mmol (97mg)

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Liquid: equivalent to magnesium 5 mmol; also contains phosphate 5 mmol /5 mL


Prescribers should prescribe the product with lowest acquisition cost

Magnesium Sulphate

10%, 1 g in 10 mL (equivalent to magnesium 4 mmol/10 mL
50%, 1 g in 2 mL (equivalent to magnesium 4 mmol/2 mL)
50%, 2.5 g in 5 mL (equivalent to magnesium 10 mmol/5 mL)
50%, 5 g in 10 mL (equivalent to magnesium 20 mmol/10 mL)