Treatment of constipation & hepatic encephalopathy.
Dosage/Direction for Use
ConstipationAdult & childn >10 yr Initial dose: 15-30 mL daily single or in 2 divided doses. Max: 60 mL daily. Childn 5-10 yr 10 mL bid, 1-5 yr 5 mL bid, <1 yr 2.5 mL bid. Hepatic encephalopathyAdult & elderly 30-50 mL tid.
May be taken with or without food: May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort.
Galactosemia & GI obstruction.
Intestinal obstruction, low galactose diet, lactulose intolerance or in diabetic patients.