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How many mL makes 20 mg?

Posted 31 Jan 2016 by Medtrans166 1 answer

My husband is on Lactulose. In the hospital, he had been on powder form (20 mg). Here at home, I have liquid form and need to know how many mL it takes to equal 20 mg.

Can taking Xifaxan & lactulose for hepatitis C prevent virus from getting worse?

Posted 11 Dec 2017 by Redrider16 1 answer

I found out in March 2017 that I have Hepatitis C & stage 1 liver disease! Will taking Xifaxan & lactulose keep my Hepatitis C from getting worse?

Kristalose Dosage Help?

Posted 9 May 2017 by Sasha24 0 answers

My hepatologist prescribed me Kristalose (20 mg in 4 oz water) 3 times daily. After 3 doses my first day, (every 3-4 hours) I experienced major intestinal gas build up before finally having a movement two days later. It was A LOT and VERY unusual for me! I experienced shaking and nausea. I ...

I take Lactulose and Xifaxin. Dr wanted me to start the lactulose a yr ago but didn't til now plus?

Posted 11 Dec 2016 by 1Lee1343 2 answers

Take Xifaxin along with the Lactulose. So far no varices or ascites. Have had cirrhosis for 12 yrs, confusion is the biggest thing I have right now. How long does Lactulose take to work. Been on it 3tbsp 3x a day since Friday, it's now Sunday. No BM for days. I am so scared. I know I am at the ...

Xifaxan 550 - My husband started this medication a week ago for HE?

Posted 21 Mar 2016 by x4evrlost 0 answers

Thus far I am not seeing any change in his sleep patterns, his thought process or his mood swings. How long does it take to see results and tell if it is working for him?

Hepatic Encephalopathy - my husband has end stage liver disease. I don't feel it safe for him to?

Posted 27 Dec 2015 by angieclean 0 answers

... drive and have our children over night (separated) Is there anyone who can help me and make sure the kids aren't in danger? Unless I divorce him and get full custody... I don't have money to do that I am terrified for the kids

I have ammonia in my blood Am I in liver failure.My gi said to take lactulose.I have hep. c.Should I

Posted 22 Feb 2015 by sadeasel 1 answer

... see a transplant dr.? Is ammonia in blood ever NOrmal?

I suffer from hepatic encephalopathy cirrhosis?

Posted 19 Oct 2014 by epilive 2 answers

I had to have the emergency Warren shunt surgery done in 1996. 5 years ago I started having encephalopathy episodes. I've been on the transplant list 12 yrs now. Is transplant the only cure? I take Lactulose 6 x day.

Is the mental impairment from hepatic encephalopathy permenent?

Posted 23 Jul 2014 by allycatt 2 answers

many of my husband's memories have been altered and he believes that I'm trying to harm him. simple things confuse him and when I try to explain things he gets very angry and refuses to discuss it further.

Male partner has many episodes of Hepatic Encephalopathy. Inappropriate behavior is it common?

Posted 23 Oct 2013 by nikkirr 2 answers

He has strong sexual urges (porn, masturbation, etc). Is this common? Does anyone out there experience this with their partner? If so, how do you deal with it?

Which of these drugs worsen hepatic encephalopathy from Hepatitis B & C & are there alternatives?

Posted 13 May 2013 by melitow 1 answer

My mom has hepatic encephalopathy and cirrhosis of the liver from past drinking/drug use and hepatitis B & C. She also has high cholesterol, blood pressure, coronary artery disease, cardiac stints, anemia (from liver), distended gallbladder, splenomegaly, 2 feet of extended large colon which ...

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