Deevens Pharma

Composition for Heptilose Products

Heptilose Products are primarily used for

Constipation, Hepatic encephalopathy

About Heptilose Products

Uses of Heptilose Products

Lactulose is used in constipation and Hepatic encephalopathy. It may also be used to treat and prevent complications of liver disease (hepatic encephalopathy).

Heptilose Products side effects


Side Effects of Heptilose are Abdominal pain, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea.

How Heptilose Products work

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

Patient Concerns about Heptilose Products

Frequently asked questions about Heptilose Products

Frequently asked questions about Lactulose

Q. How long does it take for Heptilose Oral Solution to work?
It takes about 2-3 days to see the benefits of the treatment. Talk to your doctor if you feel constipated even after 3 days of taking Heptilose Oral Solution.
Q. What is Heptilose Oral Solution used for?
Heptilose Oral Solution is used to treat constipation which is presented as infrequent bowel movements, hard and dry stools. It is also used in patients with hepatic encephalopathy which is a serious liver problem causing confusion, tremors and decreased level of consciousness.
Q. Is Heptilose Oral Solution a laxative?
Yes, Heptilose Oral Solution is a laxative which softens the stools by pulling in water from the body to the large intestine. It is also used to reduce the amount of ammonia in the blood of patients with liver disease.
Q. What are the side effects of taking Heptilose Oral Solution?
Heptilose Oral Solution very commonly causes diarrhea, flatulence, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. Diarrhea and abdominal pain occur due to a high dose. In such cases, the dose should be reduced. Flatulence may occur during the first few days of treatment and may disappear after sometime. This medicine may also cause electrolyte imbalance. However, this is an uncommon side effect.
Q. Is it okay to take Heptilose Oral Solution every day?
You should take Heptilose Oral Solution for as long as advised by your doctor. You may also take it for as long as constipation lasts, which may be up to a week. For hepatic encephalopathy, the treatment may be longer, even several months.
Q. Who should not be given Heptilose Oral Solution?
Heptilose Oral Solution should not be given to patients who are allergic to it or are intolerant to lactose (cannot process lactose). It should also be avoided in patients having galactosemia, a rare health problem where the body cannot process galactose.
Q. Can I take other laxatives along with Heptilose Oral Solution?
Usually, one laxative is sufficient to relieve constipation. In case you need more, your doctor may advise you to take one more laxative along with Heptilose Oral Solution. The risk of side effects is more with two laxatives.
Q. What if I take more than the recommended dose of Heptilose Oral Solution?
Taking more than the recommended dose of Heptilose Oral Solution may cause abdominal pain, electrolyte imbalance and diarrhea, which may last for a couple of days.
Q. How should Heptilose Oral Solution be taken?
You should take the prescribed amount in the measuring cup or spoon that is provided with the medicine. You can take it with water or fruit juice if you find it very sweet. Drink plenty of water for better results. Swallow it as soon as you keep it in mouth to prevent tooth decay which can occur if you take it for a longer time.

Products for Heptilose

Heptilose Oral Solution
bottle of 200 ml Oral Solution
Deevens Pharma
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