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Which drugs cause opioid-induced constipation?

When should I take lactulose?? before I eat or after I eat?

when should i take lactulose?? before i eat or after i eat??

Are there any ways to make lactulose easier to take, i.e., taste better?

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?

Is there anything OTC comparable to Lactulose?

I am taking Lactulose and it works well for me. My doctor wonders why I would always need it. Miralax doesn't work for me. Is there anything OTC that is comparable to Lactulose so that I don't have to depend on a doctor to get the help I need? Thanks

Lactulose - Can it be frozen with a juice to make it tolerable? When my husband takes the liquid?

... plain he gags and ends up puking. Can't read some of above. Can the liquid be mixed with Kefir and still be effective? His is 10 Gm/15ml Sil Hi/T. Does freezing Lise its effectiveness?

I have been taking two tablespoons of lactulose a day for 10 days and I'm not having any results?

I get a lot of wind and with a fair amount of straining I might go 15% of what I would consider a normal bowel movement. I don't know if I am taking it at the wrong time of day or what but I need help.

Lactulose - What is the best time to take duphalac?

I am currently taking lactulose at about 10l:00pm (before I sleep). I am getting tummy aches during the night and am waking up several times, however, I do not have a bowel movement. Would taking it in the morning be better?

Is there any difference between generalac, lactulose? and miralax?

Sometimes when stools are hard I get very bad stomach aches - - motility problem which Dr said is due to scar tissue. I had been in hospital with viral bronchitis - hope life gets a little easier now.

Why havent I had a bowel movent after increasing the dose of lactulose?

Ive been severely constipated for 12 years and no one can figure out why. Been on lactulose for a while now worked at first now not so much, even upped the dose to 60ml and havent had a bowel movement in 5 days. Im so desperate for answers.

Do I need to eat before taking lactulose?

How long do you take lactulose for, or does your motion then become regular or do you need to take?

... it every my husband is 77 and is always constipated I give pyslyium husks and albran for breakfast as fruit and vegie at meal times

Re Lactulose and amount of sugar in syrup?

I am on a moderate glycemic diet to control weight gain and I would like to know how many calories are in 30 ml of Lactulose . Lactulose works really well for me so I need the information to be able to adjust my diet to take it into account

Lactulose - After having opened the bottle, when does one need to stop consuming it before it?

... becomes unsafe due to expiration date?

How many mL makes 20 mg?

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.

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