Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Aridol
  2. Bronchitol


Mannitol inhalation is used in patients 6 years of age and older to help diagnose asthma. It is used in a procedure called bronchial challenge test to help your doctor measure the effect of this medicine on your lungs and check if you have difficulty with breathing.

Mannitol inhalation is also used as an add-on maintenance treatment to improve lung function in patients with cystic fibrosis. Your doctor will perform the Bronchitol® Tolerance Test (BTT) before using Bronchitol®.

Aridol™ is to be given only by or under the immediate supervision of your doctor.

Bronchitol® is available only for patients who have passed the Bronchitol® Tolerance Test (BTT). Do not use this medicine if you failed to pass the BTT.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule