Nophalac

Nophalac

lactulose

Manufacturer:

Noripharma

Distributor:

Pahang Pharmacy
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Lactulose
Indications/Uses
Constipation & portal systemic 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. Precoma & coma hepaticum Adult Initially 30-45 mL tds-qds. Maintenance: Dose adjustment for soft stools production bd-tds.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take at the same time each day, preferably at breakfast. May be taken diluted or undiluted.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Diabetics. Disturbed fecal retention abilities & exoneration reflex. Lactose intolerance, galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption. Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Flatulence, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea (high doses), electrolyte imbalance.
Drug Interactions
Inhibition of desired lactulose-induced colonic pH drop w/ nonabsorbable antacids.
ATC Classification
A06AD11 - lactulose ; Belongs to the class of osmotically acting laxatives.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Nophalac oral soln 670 mg/mL
Packing/Price
100 mL x 1's;120 mL x 1's;200 mL x 1's;500 mL x 1's;60 mL x 1's
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