Mannitol]]>

Risk Factor: C
Class: Diuretics

Contents of this page:
Fetal Risk Summary
Breast Feeding Summary
References

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.

References

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  1. Craft IL, Mus BD. Hypertonic solutions to induce abortions. Br Med J 1971;2:49.

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