mannitol: a diuretic (trade name Osmitrol) used to promote the excretion of urine

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... MANNITOL (Osmitrol®) is a diuretic. Diuretics increase the amount of urine passed, which causes the body to lose water and salt. Mannitol can help to reduce pressure and swelling around the brain, in the eye, or in various organs by increasing the flow of water from these areas. Mannitol can also treat or prevent kidney failure and help get rid of toxic substances from the body by increasing urine flow. Generic mannitol injections are available. ...
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