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Lactolex Solution

SALT COMPOSITION

Overview

Uses of Lactolex Solution

Lactolex Solution is used in liver disease and constipation. It may also be used to treats and prevent complications of liver disease (hepatic encephalopathy).

Lactolex Solution side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea

How to use Lactolex Solution

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.

How Lactolex Solution works

Lactolex Solution works by drawing water into the intestine through osmosis, which makes the stool soft and easier to pass.

Lactolex Solution related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Lactolex Solution is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Lactolex Solution is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Lactolex Solution?

If you miss a dose of Lactolex Solution, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Some healthy tips to prevent constipation from happening:
    • Eat more fiber in your diet. Recommended daily intake is 20-35g
    • Drink 8-10 glasses of water per day
    • Exercise regularly at least 3 times per week
    • Do not hold in stool as that can worsen bowel issues
  • Lactolex Solution is used for the treatment of constipation.
  • It should preferably be taken at bedtime as it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.
  • It is usually taken once a day as needed for up to 2 weeks. Do not take a larger dose, take it more often, or take it for a longer period of time than your doctor tells you to.
  • Take it atleast 2 hours after taking other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of stomach disorders such as appendicitis or a blockage in your bowel.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Lactolex

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Often getting tired. No appetite .liver disease. Taken bryonia, chelidonium.
Dr. Faran Siddiqui
Homeopathy
If you feel vomitish immediately after taking bite or two Please get yourself tested for serum Biliruben level for Jaundice confirmation first and call me at 9XXXXXX
I am having chronic constipation, please suggest any medicine having no side effects
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
syrup Duphalac 15ml oce daily in night for 2 weeksalso add more fibre in ur dietlike take green salad in dinner regularly , 1 apple or orange in evening, sprouts in morning
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FAQs

Q. Is Lactolex a stool softener, stimulant laxative?

Lactolex is stool softener, Lactolex is not a stimulant laxative it is a hyperosmotic laxative

Q. Can I take Lactolex for constipation?

It can be taken for constipation

Q. Is Lactolex safe for diabetics?

In diabetic patients Lactolex may increase the blood sugar, make you feel confused, drowsy, or thirsty. Always consult your doctor before use

Q. Does Lactolex increase blood sugar?

In diabetic patients Lactolex may increase the blood sugar, make you feel confused, drowsy, or thirsty. Always consult your doctor before use

Q. Does Lactolex contain sugar?

Lactolex is a non-digestible sugar

Q. Is Lactolex over the counter?

Lactolex is available over the counter

Q. Is Lactolex fattening (makes you fat), cause wind (gas), cause weight loss and bloating?

Lactolex does not cause weight gain or weight loss. Lactolex can cause bloating and wind (gas)

Q. Is Lactolex gluten free?

Lactolex is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q. How long can I take Lactolex?

Please consult your doctor for dose and duration required

Q. Can I take lactulose with antibiotics, omeprazole, Senokot, Fybogel, warfarin, iron tablets, senna, paracetamol, Gaviscon?

Lactulose may interact with antibiotics, omeprazole, and Gaviscon/calcium carbonate. Senokot/senna, Fybogel/ispaghula when taken with lactulose may result in diarrhea. No interactions have been observed when lactulose is taken with warfarin, iron tablets, and paracetamol

Q. Does Lactolex contain lactose?

Lactolex contains lactose, galactose, and small amounts of fructose. Do not take Lactolex if you have intolerance to these sugars.

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4&5 Shalimar Plaza, Shalimar Enclave, E-3 Arera Colony, Bhopal 462016.
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