What is Lactulose?
Lactulose Solution is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Chronic Or Habitual Constipation, Abnormal Brain Function Due To Liver Failure and other conditions.
Lactulose Solution contains Lactulose as an active ingredient.
Lactulose Solution works by increasing the pressure in the colon.
Detailed information related to Lactulose Solution’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Lactulose Solution Uses
Lactulose Solution is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Chronic Or Habitual Constipation
· Abnormal Brain Function Due To Liver Failure
Lactulose Solution Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Lactulose Solution improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
· Increasing the pressure in the colon.
Lactulose Solution – Composition and Active Ingredients
Lactulose Solution is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Lactulose Solution – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Lactulose Solution. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Abdominal Pain
· Electrolyte Imbalance Due To Diarrhea
Lactulose Solution – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Children or elderly
· Have severe or ongoing diarrhea
· If solution becomes very dark, or gets thicker or thinner in texture
· Pregnant or breastfeeding
· Take it with fruit juice or milk