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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wright
32 years experience in Dentistry
Yes: Yes, but it has limitations regarding wet use. It is used as a dry powder. Stevia is a healthy option which can be used wet or dry.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
56 years experience in Bariatrics
Sugars: Yes they are.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Taylor
21 years experience in Critical Care
Yes: Mannitol is used as a reduced-calorie sweetener and as a dusting powder (it doesn't pick up moisture from the air) in food, particularly sugarless foo ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eduardo Haddad
45 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Diuretic: Manitol is a sugar like substance which is filtered by the kidney and not reabsorved like glucose would so it remains in the kidney tubules and it act ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: There are no drug-drug interactions between mannitol and concerta.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
No: To use as a laxative it has to be ingested.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience in Radiation Oncology
No: Some will accelerate the GI tract motility causing diarrhea, but most sugar-alcohols are great diabetic substitute sweetener. They are less sweet th ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
25 years experience in Dentistry
Yes : Unfortunately erythritol, isomalt, sorbitol, and mannitol are recognized as a sugar source by the bacteria in our mouths and can cause cavities. Xylit ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wright
32 years experience in Dentistry
Not available: Mannitol is typically dusted on gum or other foods. It is not typically availiabe for a coffee sweetener. Stevia is a good coffee sweetener ANS ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Pseudoallergy: Mannitol , not being a protein, is not a good candidate for an allergen. While it may mimic an anaphylactic reaction when given IV, it is not mediated ... Read More

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