GENERIC NAME: MANNITOL - INJECTABLE (MAN-ih-tole)
BRAND NAME(S): Osmitrol
USES: Mannitol is used to increase urine production (diuretic). It is used to treat or prevent medical conditions that are caused by an increase in body fluids/water (e.g., cerebral edema, glaucoma, kidney failure). This medication is frequently given along with other diuretics (e.g., furosemide, chlorothiazide) and/or IV fluid replacement.
OTHER USES: This drug may also be used, along with other diuretics, to help remove certain drugs/poisons from the body (e.g., aspirin, barbiturates, bromides, carbon monoxide)
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