Lactulose Oral Solution 10G Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Lactulose: Oral solution (10g)

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What is this Medicine?

LACTULOSE (LAK tyoo lose) is a laxative derived from lactose. It helps to treat chronic constipation and to treat or prevent hepatic encephalopathy or coma. These are brain disorders that result from liver disease.

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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Lactulose 10g/15ml Solution

NDC: 503830795
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hepatic Encephalopathy

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Do not freeze
Lactulose 10g/15ml Solution

Reported Side Effects for Lactulose 10g/15ml Solution

Gas Incidence:
20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Belching Incidence:
20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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