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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Lactulose: From wikipedia: lactulose (/ˈlæktjʉloʊz/) is a synthetic, non-digestible sugar used in the treatment of chronic constipation[1] and hepatic encephalop ... Read More

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Hempel
16 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: For constipation every 12-24 hours apart. For encephalopathy associated with liver function then it's every 6-8 hours. You can always call the presc ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Low toxicity: Lactulose is one of the safest of all medicines. Take the dose your physician recommends, or if you are determined to experiment, until you can't sta ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ricker
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Not really: However lactulose can be given orally or rectally as a retention enema.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Well...: The usual dose of lactulose is 30 ml three times a day... Talk to your prescribing Dr. Do not panic, it is not an emergency
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
44 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Lactulose will help soften hard stools which is a better definition of constipation in babies than frequency of stools.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Cirillo
Specializes in Gastroenterology
GI evaluation: Laxative abuse can cause many problems . Patient should be seen by a Gastroenterologist.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katharine Garnier
32 years experience Family Medicine
Gi: This is used for a variety of conditions but can cause nausea/bloating/vomiting/severe diarrhea/intestinal cramps and abdominal distention, as well as ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: When thc enters the system it gets absorbed and deposit in the lipids and slowly re-released , hence the long presence in the system after consumption ... Read More
A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Brand name: Constulose is a brand name for lactulose, a non-absorbed synthetic sugar that is used to rid the body of excess ammonium in people with cirrhosis (sev ... Read More
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