Avelac

Avelac

lactulose

Manufacturer:

Aeva

Distributor:

Apex
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Lactulose
Indications/Uses
Relief of constipation & helps in stool softening. Hepatic encephalopathy.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Constipation Adult Initially 15-45 mL. Maintenance: 15-30 mL. Childn 7-14 yr Initially 15 mL. Maintenance: 10-15 mL, 1-6 yr Initially 5-10 mL. Maintenance: 5-10 mL. Infant <1 yr Initially 5 mL. Maintenance: 5 mL. Hepatic encephalopathy Adult 30-45 mL tds-qds, subsequently adjusted for production of 2-3 soft stools daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Intestinal obstruction. Galactosaemia.
Special Precautions
Diabetes. Patients on galactose diet. Lactose intolerance. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Abdominal discomfort, flatulence, cramps, nausea, vomiting.
ATC Classification
A06AD11 - lactulose ; Belongs to the class of osmotically acting laxatives.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Avelac oral soln 667 mg/mL
Packing/Price
100 mL x 1's
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