A diabetic patient of age 96 years should take how much quantity of lactulose every day?

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10 Sep 2009

Since Lactulose solution contains galactose and lactose it should be used with caution in diabetics. It is a type of sugar. You should talk to your doctor or pharmacist about a more appropriate laxative. See http://www.drugs.com/mtm/lactulose.html

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