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Chronulac (lactulose) Disease Interactions

There are 2 disease interactions with Chronulac (lactulose):

Major

Lactulose (Includes Chronulac) ↔ Galactosemia

Severe Potential Hazard, High plausibility

Applies to: Galactosemia

Since lactulose solution contains galactose, use is contraindicated in patients who require a low galactose diet.

References

  1. "Product Information. Cephulac (lactulose)." Hoechst Marion-Roussel Inc, Kansas City, MO.
  2. "Product Information. Chronulac (lactulose)." Hoechst Marion-Roussel Inc, Kansas City, MO.
  3. "Product Information. Duphalac (lactulose)." Solvay Pharmaceuticals Inc, Marietta, GA.
Moderate

Lactulose (Includes Chronulac) ↔ Diabetes

Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility

Applies to: Diabetes Mellitus

Since lactulose solution contains galactose and lactose, it should be used cautiously in patients with diabetes.

Chronulac (lactulose) drug Interactions

There are 320 drug interactions with Chronulac (lactulose)

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.

Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

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