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Lactulose Solution - 500mL

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Lactulose Solution - 500mL
500mL
£4.99
Treatment of constipation

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Description

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Lactulose helps stimulate movement in the bowel (peristalsis of the colon) and return the consistency of the stool relieving constipation.

*Please note this medicine may come in different packaging dependent on manufacturer. The image is for illustrative purposes.

Knowledge

Lactulose helps stimulate movement in the bowel (peristalsis of the colon) and return the consistency of the stool relieving constipation.

Instructions

Please read the leaflet enclosed in the product carefully before use

Constipation Adults and adolescents: The starting dose is 15-45ml or 1-3 sachets per day. After this the dose can be adjusted to 15-30ml or 1-2 sachets daily.

Children 7 to 14 years: The starting dose is 15ml or 1 sachet daily. After this the dose can be adjusted to 10-15ml or 1 sachet daily.

Children 1-6 years: The usual dose is 5-10ml daily. Infants under 1 year: The usual dose is up to 5ml daily.

Use in Children: Use of laxatives in children, infants, and babies should be exceptional and under medical supervision because it can influence the normal reflexes for passing stools. Please do not give lactulose to children (under 14 years) before consulting your doctor for prescription and careful supervision.

Warnings

Please read the leaflet enclosed in the product carefully before use

Do not use

If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to lactulose or any of the other ingredients 

If you have a rare problem called 'galactosaemia'.

If you have a blockage caused by anything else but normal constipation, digestive perforation or risk of digestive perforation.

Do not take if any of the above apply to you. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking

KEEP OUT OF THE REACH AND SIGHT OF CHILDREN

Ingredients

The active substance s lactulose. Each 5ml contains 3.335g of lactulose.

This product does not contain any other ingredients. However it may contain sugars from the manufacture process such as lactose, galactose and fructose.