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Mannitol (Osmitrol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Mannitol (Osmitrol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Osmitrol?

mannitol

What is the Trade Name for mannitol?

Osmitrol

What are the Indications of Mannitol (Osmitrol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

increased ICP, oliguric renal failure, edema, intraocular pressure

What are the Actions of Mannitol (Osmitrol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

inhibits reabsorption of water and electrolytes by increasing osmotic pressure, excreted by kidneys

What is the Therapeutic Class of Mannitol (Osmitrol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

diuretic

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Mannitol (Osmitrol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

osmotic diuretic

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Date Published - Oct 16, 2018
Date Modified - May 28, 2018

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