mannitol (Osmitrol) (cont.)

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DRUG INTERACTIONS: Mannitol should not be used with tobramycin, because mannitol increases tobramycin levels significantly through an unknown mechanism.

PREGNANCY: There are no adequate studies done on mannitol to determine safe and effective use in pregnant women.

NURSING MOTHERS: It is not known whether Mannitol enters breast milk; therefore, it is best to be cautious before using it in nursing mothers.

SIDE EFFECTS: Side effects of Mannitol are pulmonary congestion, fluid and electrolyte imbalance, dry mouth, thirst, headache, blurred vision, dizziness, nausea, and chest pain.

REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/30/2014

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