Active Ingredient(s):Lactulose FDA Approved: * August 15, 1988 Pharm Company: *ALPHARMA US PHARMS Category:Laxative
Lactulose is a non-absorbable sugar used in the treatment of constipation and hepatic encephalopathy. It is used by mouth for constipation and either by mouth or in the rectum for hepatic encephalopathy. It generally begins working after 8–12 hours, but may take up to 2 days to improve constipation.
Common side effects include abdominal bloating and cramps. A potential exist...
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