Fetal Risk Summary
Mannitol is an osmotic diuretic. No reports of its use in pregnancy following IV administration have been located. Mannitol, given by intra-amniotic injection, has been used for the induction of abortion (1).
Breast Feeding Summary
No data are available.
- Craft IL, Mus BD. Hypertonic solutions to induce abortions. Br Med J 1971;2:49.