Mannitol IP 20% w/v Infusion

Baxter India Pvt Ltd

Composition for Mannitol IP 20% w/v Infusion

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Primarily used for

Acute renal failure, Cerebral edema (accumulation of excessive fluid in the brain), Glaucoma
350 ml in 1 bottle

Medicine Overview of Mannitol IP Infusion


Uses of Mannitol IP Infusion

Mannitol IP 20% w/v Infusion is used in the treatment of acute renal failure, cerebral edema and glaucoma.

Side effects of Mannitol IP Infusion


Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Dehydration.


How to use Mannitol IP Infusion

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

How Mannitol IP Infusion works

Mannitol ip 20% w/v infusion is an inert substance with high osmotic pressure. It draws water into the kidney, which in turn increases the amount of urine production. Mannitol ip 20% w/v infusion is also used to lower the pressure inside the eye or swelling around the brain.

In Depth Information on Mannitol IP Infusion

Expert advice for Mannitol IP 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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Special precautions for Mannitol IP 20% w/v Infusion
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Mannitol IP 20% w/v 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.
Mannitol IP 20% w/v Infusion is probably safe to use during
lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Mannitol IP 20% w/v Infusion does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Mannitol IP 20% w/v Infusion is probably safe to use in pati
ents with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Mannitol IP 20% w/v Infusion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Mannito
l IP 20% w/v Infusion in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Mannitol, please consult your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions for Mannitol IP 20% w/v Infusion

Frequently asked questions for Mannitol

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

Substitutes for Mannitol IP Infusion

Manitol 20% w/v Infusion
Claris Lifesciences Ltd
₹0.27/ml of Infusion
28% costlier
₹0.3/ml of Infusion
44% costlier
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