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Looz syrup for constipation
A 25-year-old male asked:
Yes: This material remains in the digestive tract and will not enter your blood. Use during pregnancy is fine.
4.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Charles Turckanswered
Pharmacology 19 years experience
Yes: Provided that you coordinate with your doctor and your doctor is okay with it, there is not presently any known risk associated with lactulose while t... Read More
132 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 21-year-old male asked:
How many grams of sugar is in a 45ml dose of lactulose syrup? my doctor has me on this daily for constipation but i have type 1 diabetes. scared??
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsettanswered
Pediatrics 40 years experience
Lactulose: According to Medline Plus, Lactulose is a synthetic sugar used to treat constipation. It is broken down in the colon into products that pull water out... Read More
656 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 34-year-old female asked:
Hii dr.. 6months pregnant with severe constipation & gastritis. doctor suggested to take lactihep syrup everyday at bed time 45ml. is it fine to take this lactulose syrup daily in pregnancy? will it not harm the baby or causes preterm delivery?
To reach baby and interfere with pregnancy a drug/agent must enter your blood & travel through the placenta to baby. The agent mentioned is not ab... Read More
Reviewed >2 years ago
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Dr. Charlene Sojicoanswered
Pediatrics 43 years experience
Side effects: Includes abdominal cramps, gas and pungent flatulence that are difficult to control in social situations.Excessive dose can cause explosive and uncont... Read More
5.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beckanswered
Surgery 45 years experience
Yes it can: yes it can any medicine specially laxatives and specially lactic oar could have a serious side effect if it has been abused. Discuss with your doctor ... Read More
2.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Leightonanswered
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Should be fine: Now that you are 30 weeks should be no risk to fetus. Also lactulose is not absorbed so generally safe anyway. Would take as needed but if you need ... Read More
2.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 41-year-old female asked:
Is the medicine looz (lactulose) safe to be used by diabetics. is it safe to eat the medicine as and when need arises to relieve constipation. thanks.
Dr. Susan Arnoultanswered
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Safe: It is safe to use if you are a diabetic. Was this prescribed to you by your doctor? If so, he/she believes it to be safe and effective for you.
3.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 24-year-old male asked:
My grandmother 80 yrs. suffers from severe constipation for the past 6 days . we giving her lactulose solution but no effect. suggest some medicine?
Dr. Edward Neilsenanswered
Family Medicine 21 years experience
See a doctor: For constipation that bad she may need to be seen. Lactulose is pretty powerful...If she is still constipated with that she may have an ileus (stopped... Read More
6.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 18-year-old male asked:
If 2 table spoons of apo lactulose doesn't work for constipation, what could be the reason ? and if there is no over use.
Dr. Martin Raffanswered
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
Hard to know: Lactulose is a synthetic hydrocarbon hydrolyzed in colon by bacteria to Lactic Acid and amounts of formic and acetic acids, resulting in increased os... Read More
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 21-year-old male asked:
Is there a risk of low ammonia blood levels in a healthy person due to taking high doses of lactulose daily for constipation?
Dr. Christopher Cirinoanswered
Infectious Disease 25 years experience
No: No risk of low ammonia.
655 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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