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Mannitol

In the US, Mannitol (mannitol systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous diuretics and is used to treat Cerebral Edema, Diagnosis and Investigation and Oliguria.

US matches:

Scheme

USP

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A06AD16,B05BC01,B05CX04,R05CB16

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000069-65-8

Chemical Formula

C6-H14-O6

Molecular Weight

182

Therapeutic Categories

Food additive (e number)

Pharmaceutic aid

Diagnostic agent, kidney function

Diuretic agent, osmotically acting

Laxative, osmotically acting

Chemical Name

D-Mannitol

Foreign Names

  • Mannitolum (Latin)
  • Mannitol (German)
  • Mannitol (French)
  • Manitol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • D-Mannitol (OS: JAN)
  • Mannitol (OS: DCF)
  • E 421 (IS)
  • Fraxinine (IS)
  • Manna Sugar (IS)
  • Mannit (IS)
  • D-Mannitol (PH: BP 2013, JP XVI)
  • Mannitol (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4, USP 38)
  • Mannitolum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

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