What is Lactulose Oral Solution?
Lactulose Oral Solution (Brands May Vary) is a laxative used to provide relief from constipation. Lactulose oral solution softens the stools by drawing water into the bowel which makes it easier to pass.
Lactulose Oral Solution Warnings
•For short term use only.
•If you have been previously told by your doctor that you are intolerant to some sugars, seek medical advice prior to taking this medicine.
•Make sure you keep adequately hydrated during treatment as this will improve the treatment
•Please consult your pharmacist or doctor before using this medicine if you are currently pregnant, trying to get pregnant or breastfeeding.
•Please consult your pharmacist or doctor if you are currently taking any other medicines as this may cause an interaction.
•If you think you may be allergic to any of the ingredients contained in this medicine, please seek medical advice before taking.
•If you have any questions after you have bought this medication, please speak to your pharmacist
Adults: Take 15ml once or twice daily.
Children aged 1 to 5 years, take 5ml twice daily.
Children aged 5 to 10 years, take 10ml twice daily.
Children under the age of 1 year, take 2.5ml twice daily.
For further information regarding lactulose please click here for the NHS website