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The mannitol CAS NO. 69-65-8, is processed with sucrose and glucose as raw materials. It is white powder. Mannitol is widely used in pharmaceuticals, food industry.
Mannitol in pharma: Mannitol is a good diuretic in medicine. It reduces intracranial pressure, intraocular pressure and substitutes for the treatment of kidney medicine, dehydrating agents, sugar, etc. It is also used as an excipient for tablets and a diluent for solids and liquids. Mannitol injection, as a hyperosmotic antihypertensive drug, is a commonly used drug in clinical rescue, especially for brain diseases. It has the characteristics of fast blood pressure reduction and accurate curative effect required by drugs for reducing intracranial pressure. As an excipient for tablets, mannitol has no hygroscopicity, fast drying, good chemical stability, and has the characteristics of refreshing, good granulation, etc. It is used in anticancer drugs, antibacterial drugs, antihistamine drugs and vitamins.
Mannitol in food: mannitol has the least water absorption in sugar and sugar alcohol, and has a refreshing sweet taste. It is used for anti-sticking of maltose, chewing gum, rice cakes and other foods, and as anti-sticking powder for general cakes. It can also be used as a low-calorie, low-sugar sweetener for diabetic patients, foods for bodybuilding, etc.