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Lactulose Solution 500ml

Product code: 1017938
  • Pharmacy Only Medicine
£6.50
(incl VAT)
Lactulose Solution is a liquid medicine for the relief of constipation and to treat a special liver disease.(Portal systemic encephalopathy).
  • Constipation relief.
  • Suitable for adults and children.
  • For oral administration.
Please note that brands may be different!

Constipation:
Adults and adolescents over 14 years:
Starting dose: 15-45ml (corresponding to 10-30g lactulose)
Maintenance dose: 15-30ml (corresponding to 10-20g lactulose)

Children (7-14 years):
Starting dose: 15ml (corresponding to 10g lactulose)
Maintenance dose: 10-15ml (corresponding to 7-10g lactulose)

Children (1-6 years):
Starting dose: 5-10ml (corresponding to 3-7g lactulose)

Babies:
Starting dose: up to 5ml (corresponding to up to 3g lactulose)

Portal Systemic Encephalopathy (Liver disease that affects the brain):
Adults: Beginning with 30-50ml 3 times daily (corresponding to 60-100g lactulose). The dosage has to be adopted to get 2-3 soft stools daily, pH of the stools should be between 5.0 to 5.5.

Children: The safety and efficacy in children aged 0-18 years has not been established.

In elderly patients and patients with renal or hepatic insufficiency no special dosage recommendations exist.

Read full product label carefully before use.

Warnings:
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Contains traces of sugars (e.g. lactose, galactose, epilactose, tagatose, fructose).
Do not store above 25°C.

Ingredients:
The active ingredient is Lactulose (as Lactulose Liquid).
5 ml of Lactulose oral solution contains 3.3g lactulose.
There are no other ingredients.