Mannitol

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dunks406
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Mannitol
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2010-06-10 21:17:26
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Mannitol
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  1. Class
    Osmotic Diuretic
  2. Pharmacology and Action
    Mannitol is an osmotic diuretic that draws water into the intravascular space through its hypertonic effects, that causes dieresis.
  3. Indications
    To reduce acute cerebral edema
  4. Contraindications
    • CHF
    • Shock
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Intracranial Bleeding
  5. Precautions and Side Effects
    • CHF
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Hypotension
    • Hypertension
    • Convulsions
  6. Dosage
    1.5-2g/kg slow IVP

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