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Composition for NULAX (NULIFE)

Lactulose(10gm)

food interaction for NULAX (NULIFE)

alcohol interaction for NULAX (NULIFE)

pregnancy interaction for NULAX (NULIFE)

lactation interaction for NULAX (NULIFE)

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Nulax 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for NULAX (NULIFE)

Lactulose(10gm)

Uses

Nulax solution is used in constipation.

How it works

Nulax solution works by drawing water into the intestine through osmosis, that makes the stools soft and easier to pass.

Common side effects

Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Nausea, Stomach pain, Stomach cramp, Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES for NULAX (NULIFE)

12 Substitutes
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  • CADILOSE 10GM SOLUTION
    (200 ML solution in bottle)
    Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 1.03/ML of solution
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    Rs. 205.80
    pay 58% more per ML of solution
  • LAXIL SOLUTION
    (100 ML solution in bottle)
    Mapra Laboratories Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 1.08/ML of solution
    generic_icon
    Rs. 108.50
    pay 66% more per ML of solution
  • LAXOSE SOLUTION
    (200 ML solution in bottle)
    Indi Pharma
    Rs. 1/ML of solution
    generic_icon
    Rs. 201
    pay 54% more per ML of solution
  • LAXIL SOLUTION
    (200 ML solution in bottle)
    Mapra Laboratories Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 0.97/ML of solution
    generic_icon
    Rs. 194
    pay 49% more per ML of solution
  • LAXAN SOLUTION
    (100 ML solution in bottle)
    J B Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 0.99/ML of solution
    generic_icon
    Rs. 98.91
    pay 52% more per ML of solution

Top Physicians

  • Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
    MBBS
    4.9
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    MBBS, MD
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  • Dr. Prabhat Kumar Jha
    MBBS, MD
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  • Dr. Ashutosh Shukla
    MBBS, MD, Diploma, Fellowship
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  • Dr. Sushila Kataria
    MBBS, MD, Diploma
    4.6

Expert advice for NULAX (NULIFE)

  • Together with Lactulose, fiber rich diet containing whole grain bread and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.
  • Take Lactulose after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • A Lactulose 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 Lactulose contains sugars.
  • Avoid taking a Lactulose for more than 1 week, unless prescribed by the doctor, as it leads to dependency on the laxative action to produce a bowel movement. 

Frequently asked questions for NULAX (NULIFE)

Lactulose

Q.Is lactulose a stool softener, stimulant laxative?
Lactulose is stool softener, Lactulose is not a stimulant laxative it is a hyperosmotic laxative

Q.Can I take lactulose for constipation?
It can be taken for constipation

Q.Is lactulose safe for diabetics?
In diabetic patients lactulose may increase the blood sugar, make you feel confused, drowsy, or thirsty. Always consult your doctor before use

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

Q.Does lactulose contain sugar?
Lactulose is a non-digestible sugar

Q.Is lactulose over the counter?
Lactulose is available over the counter

Q.Is lactulose fattening (makes you fat), cause wind (gas), cause weight loss and bloating?
Lactulose does not cause weight gain or weight loss. Lactulose can cause bloating and wind (gas)

Q.Is lactulose gluten free?
Lactulose is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q.How long can I take lactulose?
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 lactulose contain lactose?
Lactulose contains lactose, galactose, and small amounts of fructose. Do not take lactulose if you have intolerance to these sugars.

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Content on this page was last updated on 01 June, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)