- ‣ Duphalac Syrup is a laxative that is used in the treatment and prevention to treat constipation. This syrup is used by mouth to treat in the prevention of complications of liver disease hepatic encephalopathy (liver disease) or to release constipation.
- ‣ This medicine increases the number of bowel movements per day and the number of days you have a bowel movement. This syrup is a colonic acidifier that functions by increasing the stool water content and by softening the stool. This syrup is a man-made sugar solution.
How to use
- ‣ Take this medication by mouth, usually once a daily for constipation or as prescribed by your doctor. If you want to improve the taste, you can mix the solution with the mix fruit juice, milk, water, or a soft dessert.
- ‣ You are advised to use this medicine daily for maximum benefit. Take this medicine at the same time of the day to remember the dosage time. The dosage is based on your response to therapy and your medical condition.
Side effectsHere are some side effects that you might experience when using this duphalac syrup.
- • Abdominal pain
- • Vomiting
- • Nausea
- • Diarrhea
If any of these side effects get worsens or persist then consult your doctor immediately.
When not to use
- • Before using lactulose, discuss with your doctor if you are allergic to this medicine or any of the ingredients of this medicine, or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain an inactive ingredient that can cause an allergic reaction in your body.
- • If you feel any severe side effects occurring such as muscle cramps, weakness, irregular heartbeat, mood changes, seizures, then tell your doctor right away.
- • Take this medication once a day usually or as your doctor directs it.
- • If you are pregnant, consult your doctor or pharmacist before your intake of this duphalac syrup.
- • If you have diabetes, then take precautions before taking this medicine, as this medicine might affect your sugar levels. Check your blood regularly, weekly, and then share the results with your doctor.