Mannitol

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Name

  • Mannitol.

Class of drug

  • Osmotic diuretic.

Uses

Action

  • Water retained in nephron   →   diluted urinary sodium   →   reduced reabsorption in Loop of Henle.

Indications

Adverse reactions

Other reported reactions

  • Cardiac overload.
  • Severe hypovolemia   →   give electrolytes to maintain extracellular fluid volume    .
  • Extravasation   →   inflammation and thrombophlebitis.
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