About Lactulose Solution
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What is Lactulose Solution?
Lactulose Solution is a type of medication that comes in the form of an oral liquid. It is commonly used to treat constipation. The active ingredient in Lactulose Solution is lactulose, and it is available in a size of 3.3mg/5ml and 500ml.
What is Lactulose Solution used for?
Lactulose Solution is primarily used for the treatment of constipation. It works by drawing water into the bowel, softening the stool and making it easier to pass. In some cases, Lactulose Solution may also be used to treat other conditions such as hepatic encephalopathy.
How does Lactulose Solution work?
Lactulose Solution works by increasing the water content and softening the stool, which helps to relieve constipation. It is a type of osmotic laxative that helps to regulate bowel movements.
Who is Lactulose Solution suitable for?
Lactulose Solution is suitable for adults and children who are experiencing constipation. It is also safe for use during pregnancy and breastfeeding. However, it may not be suitable for individuals with certain medical conditions such as galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency, or glucose-galactose malabsorption.
How to take Lactulose Solution
To take Lactulose Solution, follow these steps:
- Shake the bottle before use
- Measure the correct dose using the provided measuring cup
- Take the medication by mouth
Lactulose Solution should be taken once or twice daily, as directed by your doctor or pharmacist. It may take a few days for the medication to take full effect, so it is important to continue taking it as prescribed.
Buy Lactulose Solution online from a UK pharmacy
You can buy Lactulose Solution online from our online constipation treatment clinic by completing a free consultation. Once reviewed by a licensed pharmacist, your prescription will be issued and your medication delivered in discrete packaging.
Lactulose Solution Side Effects
Common Side Effects
- Abdominal discomfort
Uncommon Side Effects
- Electrolyte imbalance
Serious Side Effects
- Severe diarrhoea
- Electrolyte imbalance
For a full list of side effects, please refer to the patient information leaflet.
Lactulose Solution Ingredients
Active Ingredients: Lactulose
Other ingredients: Purified water, lactose, and other excipients
- Do not take if you have galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency, or glucose-galactose malabsorption
- Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking Lactulose Solution if you have diabetes
- Keep out of the reach of children