Lactulose Solution 500ml

£4.95£19.80

Effective relief of constipation. Lactulose solution helps soften stools and regulates bowel movement.

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Product Description

Lactulose is used to treat the symptoms of constipation. it contains a laxative which helps make the stool
softer and easier to pass, by drawing water into the bowel.

Dosage

Take each dose at the same time each day.

The dose may be given once daily, for example during breakfast, or divided into two or three doses a day. Swallow the medicine quickly. Do not keep it in your mouth. You can take Lactulose oral solution undiluted or diluted in some liquid.  During the treatment with laxatives you should drink sufficient amounts of fluids (approx. 2 litres per day, equal to 6-8 glasses).It can take 2-3 days to take effect.

The recommended dose is:

Adults starting dose  15-45 ml daily
Adults Maintenance dose  15-30 ml daily

Please do not give Lactulose to children before consulting your doctor for prescription and careful supervision.

If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

The following side effects have been reported with Lactulose:

Very common (may affect more than 1 in 10 people):

– Flatulence (wind), especially during the first few days of treatment
This usually disappears after a couple of days.
– When a higher dose than recommended is used, you may experience
abdominal pain.

Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people):

– Nausea (feeling sick).
– Vomiting.
– When a higher dose than recommended is used, you may experience
diarrhoea.

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