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What are the side effects of lactulose solution for constipation?

What are the side effects of lactulose solution for constipation?

Side effects: Includes abdominal cramps, gas and pungent flatulence that are difficult to control in social situations.Excessive dose can cause explosive and uncontrollable diarrhea. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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What are the side effects of lactulose?

What are the side effects of lactulose?

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 complications from excessive diarrhea if excessive amounts are used. ...Read more

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Side effects from stool softener and lactulose?

Side effects from stool softener and lactulose?

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 and fruits and veggies. ...Read more

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Side effects of lactulose breath test?

Side effects of lactulose breath test?

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 lactulose breath test. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is bad bloating a common side effect of just starting taking lactulose solution and Metamucil? How long will this it last?

Is bad bloating a common side effect of just starting taking lactulose solution and Metamucil? How long will this it last?

Possibly: It may also be an early sign of gallbladder disease- consult your physician for testing, exam and ultrasound.Who prescribed this combination? Pleases top all OTC and Rx medications until seen and evaluated. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between Dulcolax pills and lactulose solution bp?

Yes: Ducolax is a stimulant type of laxitive and should be used sparingly. Lactulose is not and is a osmotic . Since its not a stimulant u can use frequently without worry of dependance. ...Read more

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My grandmother 80 yrs. Suffers from severe constipation for the past 6 days . We giving her lactulose solution but no effect. Suggest some medicine?

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 bowels). Especially if her belly is poking out or she is having pain, she should be seen soon. ...Read more

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My grandmother 80 yrs. Suffers from severe constipation for the past 6 days . We giving her lactulose solution but no effect. Suggest some medicine?

My grandmother 80 yrs. Suffers from severe constipation for the past 6 days . We giving her lactulose solution but no effect. Suggest some medicine?

Probably be seen: 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 bowels). Especially if her belly is poking out or she is having pain, she should be seen soon. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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