Duphalac/Duphalac Fruit

Duphalac/Duphalac Fruit

lactulose

Manufacturer:

Abbott

Distributor:

Abbott
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Lactulose
Indications/Uses
Constipation: Regulation of physiological rhythm of the colon; where a soft stool is considered of medical benefit (hemorrhoids, post colonic/anal surgery). Hepatic encephalopathy (HE): Treatment & prevention of hepatic coma or precoma.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & adolescent Starting dose: 15-45 mL daily. Maintenance dose: 15-30 mL daily. Childn 7-14 yr Starting dose: 15 mL daily. Maintenance dose: 10-15 mL daily, 1-6 yr Starting & maintenance dose: 5-10 mL daily. Infant <1 yr Starting & maintenance dose: Up to 5 mL daily. During the therapy w/ laxatives it is recommended to drink sufficient amounts of fluids (1.5-2 L, equal to 6-8 glasses) during the day. Hepatic encephalopathy Adult Starting dose: 20-30 g or 30-45 mL tid to qid.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Swallow dose immediately, do not keep in mouth for an extended period of time. For single daily dose, take at the same time eg, during breakfast.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Galactosemia. GI obstruction, digestive perforation or risk of digestive perforation.
Special Precautions
Painful abdominal symptoms of undetermined cause. Chronic use of unadjusted doses & misuse can lead to diarrhea & electrolyte balance disturbance. Lactose, galactose & fructose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption. Childn w/ hepatic encephalopathy. Treatment of hepatic encephalopathy on diabetics (for Duphalac fruit).
Adverse Reactions
Diarrhea. Flatulence, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting.
ATC Classification
A06AD11 - lactulose ; Belongs to the class of osmotically acting laxatives.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Duphalac Fruit syr 3.3 g/5 mL
Packing/Price
((plum aroma flavor)) 200 mL x 1's; ((plum aroma flavor)) 500 mL x 1's
Form
Duphalac syr 3.3 g/5 mL
Packing/Price
((plain flavor)) 120 mL x 1's (P368.2/bottle); ((plain flavor)) 45 mL x 1's (P150.18/bottle)
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