Mannitol(Osmitrol) generic Mannitol 10% 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 Mannitol 10% 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 Mannitol 10%?
It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.
When is Mannitol 10% not to be taken? (Contraindications)
Contraindicated in patients with heart failure, stroke, anuria, severe dehydration, and hypersensitivity.
Warnings and Precautions for Mannitol 10%
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 Mannitol 10%
Avoid excess dosage.
Storage Conditions for Mannitol 10%
Store it at controlled room temperature (15Â° to 30Â°C), and in an airtight container.
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