Mannitol(Osmitrol) generic Kratol is an osmotic diuretic, prescribed for increased intracranial pressure, eye pressure, to maintain urine flow in kidney failure patients, and promotion of urinary excretion of toxic materials.
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Medical Condition(s) for which Kratol may be prescribed
Nausea, vomiting, runny nose, local pain, chills, dizziness, hives and chest pain.
Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)
IV- The recommended dose is 0.5 â€“ 2 gm/kg.
How to use Kratol?
It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.
When is Kratol not to be taken? (Contraindications)
Contraindicated in patients with heart failure, stroke, anuria, severe dehydration, and hypersensitivity.
Warnings and Precautions for Kratol
â€¢ Caution should be exercised in patients with history of swelling, kidney problems, or heart problems, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
â€¢ It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
â€¢ Monitor blood electrolytes, kidney function, lung function, heart function, and blood counts regularly while taking this medication.
Other Precautions for Kratol
Avoid excess dosage.
Storage Conditions for Kratol
Store it at controlled room temperature (15Â° to 30Â°C), and in an airtight container.
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