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How long can lactulose work for a person with end-stage liver cirrhosis?

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Dr. Jonathan Ricker
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Depends

Every patient follows the same path in end stage liver disease, the issue is the timing.
Eventually, the lactulose might not be enough to treat hepatic encephalopathy and other measures may need to be considered such as rifaximin.

In brief: Depends

Every patient follows the same path in end stage liver disease, the issue is the timing.
Eventually, the lactulose might not be enough to treat hepatic encephalopathy and other measures may need to be considered such as rifaximin.
Dr. Jonathan Ricker
Dr. Jonathan Ricker
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Dr. Horacio Capote
Psychiatry

In brief: Very Long

People can use this treatment for the long term.

In brief: Very Long

People can use this treatment for the long term.
Dr. Horacio Capote
Dr. Horacio Capote
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