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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 4 days ago by • 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?
Posted 9 May 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 30 Jan 2017 by • 0 answers
... the dosage
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 ...
Posted 21 Mar 2016 by • 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?
Posted 27 Dec 2015 by • 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
Posted 3 Jan 2016 by • 0 answers
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 • 1 answer
... see a transplant dr.? Is ammonia in blood ever NOrmal?
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 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 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 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 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 ...
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