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Lactulax 3.35 gm/5ml Syrup

Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd

Composition for Lactulax 3.35 gm/5ml Syrup

Primary uses of Lactulax 3.35 gm/5ml Syrup

Liver disease, Constipation
MRP
65
100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Lactulax Syrup

Uses of Lactulax Syrup

Lactulax 3.35 gm/5ml Syrup is used in liver disease and constipation. It may also be used to treats and prevent complications of liver disease (hepatic encephalopathy).

How to use Lactulax Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Lactulax 3.35 gm/5ml Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lactulax Syrup works

Lactulax 3.35 gm/5ml Syrup works by drawing water into the intestine through osmosis, which makes the stool soft and easier to pass.

In Depth Information on Lactulax Syrup

Expert advice for Lactulax Syrup

  • Avoid taking a Lactulax 3.35 gm/5ml Syrup for more than 1 week, unless prescribed by the doctor, as it leads to dependency on the laxative action to produce a bowel movement. 
  • Together with Lactulax 3.35 gm/5ml Syrup, fiber rich diet containing whole grain bread and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.
  • A Lactulax 3.35 gm/5ml Syrup should preferably be taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.
  • Notify your doctor if you are on a low-sugar diet because the Lactulax 3.35 gm/5ml Syrup contains sugars.
  • Take Lactulax 3.35 gm/5ml Syrup after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
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Lactulax Syrup related warnings
Special precautions for Lactulax Syrup
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Lactulax 3.35 gm/5ml Syrup 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
Lactulax 3.35 gm/5ml Syrup is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Lactulax 3.35 gm/5ml Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Lactulax 3.35 gm/5ml Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lactulax 3.35 gm/5ml Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Lactulax 3.35 gm/5ml Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lactulax 3.35 gm/5ml Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Lactulax Syrup?uses

If you miss a dose of Lactulax 3.35 gm/5ml Syrup, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Lactulax Syrup

Frequently asked questions about Lactulose

Q. Is Lactulax a stool softener, stimulant laxative?
Lactulax is stool softener, Lactulax is not a stimulant laxative it is a hyperosmotic laxative
Q. Can I take Lactulax for constipation?
It can be taken for constipation
Q. Is Lactulax safe for diabetics?
In diabetic patients Lactulax may increase the blood sugar, make you feel confused, drowsy, or thirsty. Always consult your doctor before use
Q. Does Lactulax increase blood sugar?
In diabetic patients Lactulax may increase the blood sugar, make you feel confused, drowsy, or thirsty. Always consult your doctor before use
Q. Does Lactulax contain sugar?
Lactulax is a non-digestible sugar
Q. Is Lactulax over the counter?
Lactulax is available over the counter
Q. Is Lactulax fattening (makes you fat), cause wind (gas), cause weight loss and bloating?
Lactulax does not cause weight gain or weight loss. Lactulax can cause bloating and wind (gas)
Q. Is Lactulax gluten free?
Lactulax is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Q. How long can I take Lactulax?
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 Lactulax contain lactose?
Lactulax contains lactose, galactose, and small amounts of fructose. Do not take Lactulax if you have intolerance to these sugars.
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