What Are You Struggling With?

Mannitol (Osmitrol)

What is the Generic Name for Osmitrol?


What is the Trade Name for Mannitol?


What are the Indications of Mannitol (Osmitrol)?

  • Increased ICP
  • Oliguric renal failure
  • Edema
  • Intraocular pressure

What are the Actions of Mannitol (Osmitrol)?

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

What is the Therapeutic Class of Mannitol (Osmitrol)?


What is the Pharmacologic Class of Mannitol (Osmitrol)?

Osmotic diuretic

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Date Published - Jul 22, 2015
Date Modified - Jun 10, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.