Hepaluk is a purgative and laxative, prescribed for chronic constipation. It works by drawing ammonia from the blood into the colon where it is removed from the body.
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Drug information on Hepaluk (Lactulose) from Servocare Lifesciences
Drug Name : Lactulose
Lactulose(Cholac) generic Hepaluk is a purgative and laxative, prescribed for chronic constipation. It works by drawing ammonia from the blood into the colon where it is removed from the body.
More Info about Lactulose
Trade Names for Lactulose
Cholac, Constilac, Constulose, Enulose, Evalose, Generlac, Heptalac, Kristalose
Adult: The usual adult, oral dosage is 2 to 3 tablespoonfuls (30 to 45 mL, containing 20 g to 30 g of lactulose) three or four times daily.
Flatulence, belching and abdominal discomfort.
It comes as a powder to take by mouth, with or without food.
Contraindicated in patients who require a low galactose diet and intestinal obstruction.
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of diabetes or who require a low-lactose diet, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature. Keep it away from sunlight and moisture.