Magnesium Citrate Nationwide Recall

Some versions of magnesium citrate (commonly used in colonoscopy prep) have been placed on a nationwide recall. Please pay close attention to your prep instructions.

  • If your prep instructions include Magnesium Citrate, please order a MNGI prep kit online. The powdered magnesium citrate included in this kit has not been impacted by the recall.
  • For prep instructions that do not include Magnesium Citrate, please click here for those instructions and select the Standard or Double prep instructions under the heading “Most Common Colonoscopy Prep Instructions”. You can also order a MNGI prep kit online.

Before purchasing Magnesium Citrate over the counter, please review this handout.

You can also read our news alert about the FDA recall here