Sorbitol-Mannitol Side Effects
Please note - some side effects for Sorbitol-Mannitol may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
Sorbitol-Mannitol Side Effects - for the Professional
Applies to: urethral irrigant
Adverse reactions may result from intravascular absorption of sorbitol and mannitol. The literature reports occasional adverse reactions from intravenous Sorbitol-Mannitol infusions. Consequences of absorption of urologic irrigating solutions include fluid and electrolyte disturbances such as acidosis, electrolyte loss, marked diuresis, urinary retention, edema, dryness of mouth, thirst and dehydration; cardiovascular disorders such as hypotension, tachycardia, angina-like pains; pulmonary disorders such as pulmonary congestion; and other general reactions such as blurred vision, convulsions, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, rhinitis, chills, vertigo, backache and urticaria. Allergic reactions from Sorbitol-Mannitol have also been reported.
Should any adverse reaction occur, discontinue the irrigant, evaluate the patient, institute appropriate therapeutic countermeasures and save the remainder of the fluid for examination if deemed necessary.
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