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Posted 31 Jan 2016 by • 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.
Posted 21 Oct 2011 by • 3 answers
My husband has cirrhosis of the liver and must take lactulose 30 mL 2 x's day, but the taste literally makes him ill. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to reduce the awful taste?
Posted 2 Aug 2012 by • 6 answers
My husband has hepatic encephalopathy, stage 4 cirrohsis & hep C. The hepatitis treatment failed. He has severe muscle wasting and is down to 123 pounds at 6ft. He is only 47 years old. He is taking lactolose, diazapam and zoloft and seroquel for depression and rages. He has severe back pain ...
Posted 10 days ago by • 2 answers
Posted 24 Aug 2009 by • 2 answers
what is the medication rifaximin used and what is the dose and for how long
Posted 5 Sep 2009 by • 1 answer
I am having a difficult time tolerating lactulose. I develop severe diareha, flutulance, bloating, and cramping. My instestine slushes and grurgles like clogged pipes. I have tried doses from 30-60. I tried cutting back fom 60, but then the bowel movements stopped. My doctors says triate for 2-3 ...
Posted 4 Mar 2018 by • 1 answer
Posted 10 Mar 2011 by • 2 answers
... labs are good. I have no other illness. I don't understand. I thought this happened in late stage cirrhosis or with elevated amonia
Posted 3 Feb 2012 by • 1 answer
the first round of Xifaxan I took for IBS in September worked wonders! Symptoms came back and my doc gave me a 3 month supply to take twice a day. However, I still have the symptoms!! Should I continue taking it in hopes I get better or stop for a while? The symptoms have me miserable! I wake up ...
Posted 29 Sep 2012 by • 2 answers
Posted 13 May 2013 by • 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 ...
Posted 23 Oct 2013 by • 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?
Posted 23 Jul 2014 by • 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.
Posted 19 Oct 2014 by • 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.
Posted 11 Dec 2016 by • 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 ...
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