Cholac

Active Ingredient(s): Lactulose
FDA Approved: * July 26, 1988
Pharm Company: * ALRA
Category: Laxative

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Cholac Overview

Lactulose is a non-absorbable sugar used in the treatment of constipation and hepatic encephalopathy.[1][4] It is used by mouth for constipation and either by mouth or in the rectum for hepatic encephalopathy.[1] It generally begins working after 8–12 hours, but may take up to 2 days to improve constipation.[2][3] Common side effects include abdominal bloating and cramps.[1] A potential exist...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Lactulose
  • For Solution: 10gm/packet, 20gm/packet
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 10g, 20g
  • Solution: 10g/15ml, 10gm/15ml
  • Suspension: 10g/15ml, 20g/30ml
  • Syrup: 10g/15ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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