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Active substance(s): LACTULOSE LIQUID

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Do not take Lactulose if you:
- are allergic (hypersensitive) to any of the components of Lactulose
- suffer from galactosaemia (a severe genetic disorder where you cannot digest galactose),
acute inflammatory bowel disease (such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis),
blockage in your bowel (apart from normal constipation), digestive perforation or risk of
such perforation or unexplained abdominal pain

During the treatment with laxatives you should drink sufficient amounts of fluids
(approx. 2 litres per day, equal to 6-8 glasses).

Lactulose may contain small amounts of sugars (lactose, galactose or epilactose).
If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars,
contact your doctor before taking this medicinal product.
May contain more than 5 g lactose/galactose/epilactose depending upon the dose taken.
This should be taken into account in patients with diabetes mellitus.

litres per day, equal to 6-8 glasses).

Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any
possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.
For patients in the United Kingdom
You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at:
For patients in Ireland
You can also report side effects directly via e-mail to
Alternatively you can call +353 1 6764971.
By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this

Keep out of the sight and reach of children.

This leaflet was last revised in September 2013.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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