Mannitol

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Jgernns
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209284
Filename:
Mannitol
Updated:
2013-03-24 21:03:30
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Mannitol
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  1. Mannitol trade name
    Osmotrol
  2. Actions
    • Decrease cellar edema
    • Increase urinary output
  3. Inducations
    • Acute cerebral edema
    • Blood transfusion reactons
  4. Contrainducations
    • Pulmonary edema
    • Dehyration
    • Hypersensitivity
  5. Precautions
    • Rapid admin can cause circulatory overload
    • Crystallization at cold temps
    • Use an in-line filter
  6. Dosage
    Route
    1.5-2.0g/kg

    IV slow bolus or infusion
  7. Side effects
    • Pulmonary congestion
    • Sodium depletion, transient overload
  8. Peds dose
    .25-.5g/kg IV over 60 mins

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