Mannitol Protocols


Mannitol 50G (1g/kg) wide open

Furosemide 20-40mg IV immediately following infusion



Mannitol 25G (0.5g/Kg) IV q6h to q8

Furosemide 20mg IV q6h-q8h immediately after mannitol

Serum Na & POsm q6h-q8h stat 2h before mannitol dose

Hold mannitol and Furosemide for Na >/=160 / POsm >/=320


TAPERING (over 3-4d):

1. Hold Furosemide.

2. Next day, decrease mannitol to q8h

3. Next day, decrease mannitol to 0.3g/Kg

4. Next day, decrease mannitol to 0.15g/Kg

5. Next day, hold mannitol.




Tagged: ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: