Reduction of elevated intraocular pressure when it cannot be lowered by other means.
For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:
1.5 - 2 g per kg of body weight
From 1.5 To 2 g per kg of body weight once every day
The usual dose is 1.5 to 2 g/kg, infused over 30 to 60 minutes. When used preoperatively, the dose should be administered 1 to 1.5 hours before surgery to obtain the maximum effect.
This hypertonic solution should be administered via a large peripheral or, preferably, a central vein. Rapid infusion in peripheral veins may be harmful.