A type of sugar alcohal that is widely used as medication, Mannitol IP is a sweetener that can be found in foods prepared for diabetes patients as it is not readily absorbed by the skin. When used as a medicine, the compound is known to lower intracranial pressure and decrease pressure on the eyes in patients suffering from glaucoma. The compound is also known to induce urine production in people suffering from kidney failure. This increase in the production of urine can help prevent total kidney shutdown and ensure that toxins are eliminated from the body at a faster rate. The compound undergoes extensive quality checks in order to make certain that it complies with industrial standards and is free from impurities.