Osmosol 20% IV is a medicine used in the treatment of acute renal (kidney) failure, cerebral edema (accumulation of excessive fluid in the brain) and to... View More
Uses of Osmosol 20% IV
Side effects of Osmosol 20% IV
How to use Osmosol 20% IV
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.
How Osmosol 20% IV works
Osmosol 20% IV is an inert substance with high osmotic pressure. It draws water into the kidney, which in turn increases the amount of urine production.... View More
What if you forget to take Osmosol 20% IV?
If you miss a dose of Osmosol 20% IV, please consult your doctor.
Chronic bronchitis, Cerebral oedema, Oliguric phase of renal failure, Raised intracranial pressure, Renal function testing, Transurethral prostatic rese... View More
Intravenous Oliguric phase of renal failure Adult: 50-100 g in a 24-hr period by IV infusion. Adjust rate of administration to maintain a urine flow o... View More
Intravenous Edema 0.25-1 g/kg IV initially; maintenance dose of 0.25-0.5 g/kg IV q4-6hr Anuria/Oliguria Test dose: 0.2 g/kg IV over 3-5 minutes; ... View More
Pulmonary congestion or oedema; intracranial bleeding; CHF; metabolic oedema with abnormal capillary fragility; anuria due to severe renal disease; seve... View More
Mode of Action
Mannitol increases urinary output by inhibiting tubular reabsorption of water and electrolytes. It raises the osmotic pressure of the plasma allowing wa... View More
Hypervolaemia; urinary tract obstruction; check for signs of fluid and electrolyte imbalance. Should not be administered with whole blood. Pregnancy, la... View More
Fluid and electrolyte imbalance; acidosis (with high doses). Nausea, vomiting, thirst; headache, dizziness, convulsions, chills, fever; tachycardia, che... View More
Increased nephrotoxicity with ciclosporin.