Duphalac 66.7G/100Ml Syrup 240Ml
Brand : abbot laboratories (pak) ltd
Requires Prescription (YES/NO)
How it works
It contains a laxative called lactulose. It makes the stool softer and easier to pass, by drawing water into the bowel. It is not absorbed into your body.
USAGE AND SAFETY
Diarrhoea , Flatulence (wind) , Nausea (feeling sick) , Vomiting , Abdominal pain , Electrolyte imbalance due to diarrhoea.
Thiazides , Steroids , Aminoglycosides , Amphotericin B .
Treatment of constipation & hepatic Encephalopathy .
When not to Use
Do not take if: You are allergic (hypersensitive) to lactulose or any of the other ingredients in the list.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking lactulose if you suffer from any medical conditions or illnesses, in particular: - if you suffer from unexplained tummy ache - if you are unable to digest milk sugar (lactose intolerant).
During the treatment with laxatives you should drink sufficient amounts of fluids (approx. 2 litres/day, equal to 6-8 glasses).
If you have diabetes and are treated for hepatic encephalopathy, your dose of lactulose will be higher. This high dose contains a large amount of sugar. Therefore, you may need to adjust the dose of your anti-diabetic medicine.
The hydration status of the patient should be observed carefully.
Always consult your physician before using any medicine.
Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.