Active Ingredient(s): Lactulose
Category: Laxative

Kristalose Overview

Lactulose is a non-absorbable sugar used in the treatment of constipation and hepatic encephalopathy.[3][4] It is used by mouth for constipation and either by mouth or in the rectum for hepatic encephalopathy.[3] It generally begins working after eight to twelve hours but may take up to two days to improve constipation.[1][2] Common side effects include abdominal bloating and cramps. There is the potential for electrolyte problems to occur as a result of diarrhea it produces. No evidence of h...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • For Solution: 10gm/packet, 20gm/packet
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 10g, 20g
  • Solution: 10g/15ml, 10gm/15ml
  • Suspension: 10g/15ml, 20g/30ml
  • Syrup: 10g/15ml
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NDC Database Records for Kristalose: (2 results)

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  • 66220-719 Kristalose 10 g/10g Oral Powder, for Solution by Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 66220-729 Kristalose 20 g/20g Oral Powder, for Solution by Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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