Alkem Manitol Infusion

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Alkem Manitol NA Infusion

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Primarily used for

Acute renal failure, Cerebral edema (accumulation of excessive fluid in the brain), Glaucoma
28.25
₹0.28/Infusion
100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Alkem Manitol Infusion

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Uses of Alkem Manitol Infusion

Alkem Manitol Infusion is used in the treatment of acute renal failure, cerebral edema and glaucoma.
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Side effects of Alkem Manitol Infusion

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Dehydration.

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How to use Alkem Manitol Infusion

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How Alkem Manitol Infusion works

Alkem manitol infusion is an inert substance with high osmotic pressure. It draws water into the kidney, which in turn increases the amount of urine production. Alkem manitol infusion is also used to lower the pressure inside the eye or swelling around the brain.

In Depth Information on Alkem Manitol Infusion

Expert advice for Alkem Manitol Infusion

  • Tell your doctor if you have swelling, kidney problems, or heart problems (e.g., congestive heart failure).
  • Exercise caution in children <12 years and if you are an elderly patient.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you have difficulty urinating or extreme dizziness.
  • You will be regularly monitored for lab tests such as blood electrolytes, kidney function, lung function, heart function and blood counts.
  • Do not drive or use any machinery after taking mannitol as it may cause dizziness.
  • Do not consume alcohol when on treatment with mannitol, as it may worsen its side effects.
  • Tell your doctor if you are planning or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to mannitol or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take in pre-existing plasma hyperosmolarity.
  • Do not take in severe dehydration, established anuria (failure of the kidneys to produce urine), severe heart failure, severe lung congestion or oedema, active intracranial bleeding (bleeding within the cranial vault), except during craniotomy (surgical removal of part of the bone from the skull to expose the brain).
  • Do not take if suffering from disturbance of the blood-brain barrier.
  • Do not take if suffering from progressive renal damage or dysfunction after institution of mannitol therapy, including increasing oliguria and azotemia (elevation of blood urea nitrogen).
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Warnings
Special precautions for Alkem Manitol Infusion
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alkem Manitol Infusion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Alkem Manitol Infusion is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Alkem Manitol Infusion does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Alkem Manitol Infusion is probably safe to use in patients w
ith kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alkem Manitol Infusion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Alkem M
anitol Infusion in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Mannitol, please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Alkem Manitol NA Infusion

Frequently asked questions for Mannitol

Alkem manitol is a polyol (sugar alcohol)
Yes, Alkem manitol salt agar is a selective, differential and Indicator medium.

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