AridolActive Ingredient(s): Mannitol
FDA Approved: * October 5, 2010
Pharm Company: * PHARMAXIS INC
Mannitol is a type of sugar alcohol used as a sweetener and medication. It is used as a low calorie sweetener as it is poorly absorbed by the intestines. As a medication, it is used to decrease pressure in the eyes, as in glaucoma, and to lower increased intracranial pressure. Medically, it is given by injection. Effects typically begin within 15 minutes and last up to 8 hours.&am... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.