A 45-year-old member asked:
Disclaimer

What're the adverse effects of lactulose?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Abdullah Mubarak
27 years experience in Hepatology
Bloating: Abdominal bloating, cramps and loose bowel movements. Some patients do not like the sweet taste.
Answered on Aug 15, 2012
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katharine Garnier
32 years experience in 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
10
10 thanks
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Lactulose : Other than possible mild diarrhea from the lactulose itself, not lasting more than 1 to 2 days, there are not usually any side effects from the lactul ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience in Pediatrics
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
1
1 thank
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Better BM's: It would seem you dr is trying to help make your bowel movements less hard.I agree with this approach.Add fiber from foods like whole grain cereals an ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month