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Mannitol Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Mannitol is also known as: Aridol, Osmitrol, Resectisol

Medically reviewed on September 25, 2017

Mannitol Pregnancy Warnings

Mannitol has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Mannitol is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

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Mannitol Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of mannitol into human milk. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering mannitol to nursing women.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Osmitrol (mannitol)." Baxter I.V. Systems Division, Round Lake, IL.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Osmitrol (mannitol)." Baxter I.V. Systems Division, Round Lake, IL.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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