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*  Hepatic encephalopathy
Lactulose is frequently used to decrease ammonia levels. Certain antibiotics and probiotics are other potential options. A ... Some studies have shown benefit of administration of probiotics ("healthy bacteria"). Lactulose and lactitol are disaccharides ...
*  Senna alexandrina
"Safety and efficacy of a bulk laxative containing senna versus lactulose in the treatment of chronic constipation in geriatric ...
*  Lactulose
... is used in the treatment of chronic constipation in patients of all ages as a long-term treatment. Lactulose is used ... Ingestion of lactulose does not cause a weight gain because it is nondigestible with no nutritional value. Although lactulose ... Lactulose is useful in treating hyperammonemia (high blood ammonia), which can lead to hepatic encephalopathy. Lactulose helps ... "Lactulose". mshpriceguide.org. Archived from the original on 26 March 2017. Retrieved 26 March 2017. "Lactulose Solution 500ml ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Pharmacy: Drugs and Medications: L: Lactulose
Includes manufacturer's prescribing details, package insert, and contact information. ...
*  Mutaflor
Comparison of Microbiological and Lactulose Treatment. [German] MMW 1994, 16: 241-245. Cukrowska B et al. Specific ...
*  Acute liver failure
Lactulose can be considered at this stage. A preliminary report from the ALFSG on 117 patients suggests that use of lactulose ...
*  Constipation
Lee-Robichaud H, Thomas K, Morgan J, Nelson RL (7 July 2010). "Lactulose versus Polyethylene Glycol for Chronic Constipation". ... In cases of chronic constipation, polyethylene glycol appears superior to lactulose. Prokinetics may be used to improve ...
*  Laxative
... lactulose, and PEG (Colyte, MiraLax) Lactulose works by the osmotic effect, which retains water in the colon, lowering the pH ... Lactulose is also indicated in portal-systemic encephalopathy. Glycerin suppositories work mostly by hyperosmotic action, but ... For children, PEG was found to be more effective than lactulose. Some of the less significant adverse effects of laxative abuse ... Another randomized controlled trial found no difference between sorbitol and lactulose. ...
*  Cirrhosis
Laxatives, such as lactulose, decrease the risk of constipation; their role in preventing encephalopathy is limited. Alcoholic ...
*  Hydrogen breath test
Lactulose is a carbohydrate that is not absorbed by humans. Lactulose is well known to measure oro-cecal transit time. The mean ... Lactulose is not absorbed by the digestive system and can help determine distal end bacterial overgrowth, which means the ... The SIBO breath test typically uses a 10 gram oral dose of lactulose for detection of proximal bacterial overgrowth. The best ... By 90 minutes, at least 50% of individuals would have delivered the lactulose dose to the colon. Approximately 90 to 95% of ...
*  Mannan oligosaccharide-based nutritional supplements
... lactose and lactulose in dogs". The Journal of Nutrition. 132 (6 Suppl 2): 1682S-4S. PMID 12042492. Parks, CW; Grimes, JL; ...
*  Intestinal mucosal barrier
The percentage lactulose excretion and the lactulose mannitol ratio in the urine are calculated and used as a measure of ... For example, in vivo testing using lactulose / mannitol consists of ingesting 5 g lactulose and 2 g mannitol followed by ... Johnston, S. D.; Smye, M.; Watson, R. G.; McMillan, S. A.; Trimble, E. R.; Love, A. H. (2000-07-01). "Lactulose-mannitol ... Oral challenge with the implicated allergen results in an increased lactulose/mannitol ratio in the urine (a measure of ...
*  Constipation in children
Lactulose and milk of magnesia have been compared with polyethylene glycol (PEG) in children. All had similar side effects, but ... "Is PEG (Polyethylene Glycol) a more effective laxative than Lactulose in the treatment of a child who is constipated?". ...
*  Hepatic microvascular dysplasia
... lactulose).[citation needed] "Liver Disease in Dogs". Retrieved 2007-10-17. "When the Liver Isn't Getting Enough Blood". ...
*  Chronic diarrhea of infancy
1990). "Crystalline lactulose and oral preparations of micro-organisms for the treatment of chronic aspecific diarrhea in ...
*  Encopresis
The predominant approach today is the use of oral stool softeners like Movicol, Miralax, Lactulose, mineral oil, etc. Following ...
*  Emphysematous cystitis
Gas formation in nondiabetic patients is most likely due the breaking down of urinary lactulose and tissue proteins. ...
*  Rifaximin
The drawbacks to rifaximin are increased cost and lack of robust clinical trials for HE without combination lactulose therapy. ... such as lactulose), is better tolerated, and may work faster. Rifaximin is taken by mouth. It has minimal side effects, ...
*  Portal hypertension
A treatment plan may involve lactulose, enemas, and use of antibiotics such as rifaximin, neomycin, vancomycin, and the ...
*  FODMAP
"Comparison of diarrhea induced by ingestion of fructooligosaccharide idolax and disaccharide lactulose (role of osmolarity ...
*  Hyperammonemia
Acidification of the intestinal lumen using lactulose can decrease ammonia levels by protonating ammonia and trapping it in the ... achieved by lactulose administration for frequent (3-4 per day) bowel movements. Medication induced hyperammonemia can occur ...
*  Analgesic
Constipation occurs in almost all patients on opioids, and laxatives (lactulose, macrogol-containing or co-danthramer) are ...
*  Stada Arzneimittel
Commonly known products produced by Stada are Stada-brand acetaminophen and lactulose, Grippostad-C cold medicine and Ladival ...
*  Lactose
... is hydrolysed to glucose and galactose, isomerised in alkaline solution to lactulose, and catalytically hydrogenated to ...
*  Stool osmotic gap
... lactulose, osmotic laxative use/abuse, and Whipple's disease. Low osmotic gap (. ...