Active ingredient: Lactulose

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Lactulose uses


A synthetic disaccharide used in the treatment of constipation and hepatic encephalopathy. It has also been used in the diagnosis of gastrointestinal disorders. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p887)

Indication: For the treatment of constipation and hepatic encephalopathy.

Therapeutically, Lactulose has laxative and ammonia-detoxifying actions. In treating constipation Lactulose metabolites draw water into the bowel, causing a cathartic effect through osmotic action.

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Lactulose available forms, composition, doses:

Price
Apo-Lactulose 667 mg/ml Syrup0.02 USD
Constulose 10 gm/15 ml soln0.09 USD
Enulose 10 gm/15 ml solution0.08 USD
Enulose 10 gm/15ml Solution 473ml Bottle37.83 USD
For Solution; Oral; Lactulose 10 g
For Solution; Oral; Lactulose 20 g
Generlac 10 gm/15 ml solution0.05 USD
Granules for Solution; Oral; Lactulose 10 g / 15 ml
Jamp-Lactulose 667 mg/ml Syrup0.02 USD
Kristalose 10 gm packet1.67 USD
Kristalose 20 gm packet2.04 USD
Kristalose 30 10 gm Packets Box57.57 USD
Kristalose 30 20 gm Packets Box83.93 USD
Lactulose 10 gm/15ml Solution0.07 USD
Lactulose Encephalopathy 10 gm/15ml Solution0.08 USD
Pms-Lactulose 667 mg/ml Syrup0.02 USD
Ratio-Lactulose 667 mg/ml Syrup0.02 USD
Solution; Oral, Rectal; Lactulose 10 g / 15 ml
Solution; Oral; Lactulose
Solution; Oral; Lactulose 10 g
Solution; Oral; Lactulose 10 g / 15 ml
Solution; Oral; Lactulose 500 mg / ml
Solution; Oral; Lactulose 667 mg / ml
Solution; Oral; Lactulose 67%
Syrup; Oral; Lactulose 10 g / 15 ml
Syrup; Oral; Lactulose 66,7 g / 100 ml
Syrup; Oral; Lactulose 66.7 g / 100 ml

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References

  1. Dailymed."LACTULOSE SOLUTION [LAKE ERIE MEDICAL & SURGICAL SUPPLY DBA QUALITY CARE PRODUCTS LLC]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. Dailymed."LACTULOSE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. "lactulose". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/co... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Lactulose?

Depending on the reaction of the Lactulose after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Lactulose not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Lactulose addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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