It is used by mouth or rectally to treat or prevent complications of liver disease (hepatic encephalopathy) or to release constipation.
It can cause Gas, bloating, burping, stomach rumbling/pain, nausea, and cramps may occur.
It is contraindicated in Hypersensitivity to the active ingredient. Gastro-Intestinal obstruction.
Before using lactulose, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
If you are taking this medication by mouth for constipation, take it usually once daily or as directed by your doctor.
Tell your doctor right away if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: diarrhea, vomiting, muscle cramps/weakness, irregular heartbeat, mental/mood changes, seizures.
This medication contains different sugars. If you have diabetes, this medication may affect your blood sugar. Check your blood sugar regularly as directed and share the results with your doctor. Your doctor may need to adjust your diabetes medication, exercise program, or diet.
Please consult your doctor when taking this medicine if you are pregnant.
It can interact with citric acid, deflazort, calcium carbonate.