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Mannitol, the active ingredient in ARIDOL (mannitol inhalation powder) , is to be administered only by inhalation. Susceptible persons may experience excessive bronchospasm from an overdose. If such bronchospasm occurs, immediately administer a short acting inhaled beta-agonist and other medical treatments such as oxygen, as necessary.


ARIDOL (mannitol inhalation powder) use is contraindicated in:

  • Patients with known hypersensitivity to mannitol or to the gelatin used to make the capsules
  • Patients with conditions that may be compromised by induced bronchospasm or repeated spirometry maneuvers. Some examples include: aortic or cerebral aneurysm, uncontrolled hypertension, recent myocardial infarction or cerebral vascular accident [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 10/29/2010


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