Last update: Aug. 12, 2014

Mannitol

Very Low Risk for breastfeeding


Safe. Compatible.
Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.

Intravenously used it may produce osmotic diuresis. Also used as a osmotic laxative drug.

Alternatives

We do not have alternatives for Mannitol since it is relatively safe.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.

Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.

Other names

Mannitol is also known as


Group

Mannitol belongs to this group or family:

Tradenames

Main tradenames from several countries containing Mannitol in its composition:

  • Levoplus™. Contains other elements than Mannitol in its composition
  • Multibionta Complex™. Contains other elements than Mannitol in its composition

Pharmacokinetics

Variable Value Unit
Molecular weight 182 daltons

References

  1. WHO / UNICEF. BREASTFEEDING AND MATERNAL MEDICATION Recommendations for Drugs in the Eleventh WHO Model List of Essential Drugs. Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development (WHO/UNICEF) 2002 Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)

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