Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Treatment of Chronic Constipation in Children
Lactulose and sorbitol are nonabsorbable carbohydrates (large sugars) that act as laxatives to promote bowel movements. They are very sweet. If the dose is too high for your child, they can cause excess gas (flatulence), belly (abdominal) cramps, and diaper rash. Call your doctor if any of these symptoms occur.