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Definition of Lactulose

Lactulose Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Drug used to treat chronic constipation and disturbances of function in the central nervous system accompanying severe liver disease, also used to treat encephalopathy (brain fog)
Lactulose Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Lactulose is a non-absorbable sugar used in the treatment of constipation and hepatic encephalopathy. It is used by mouth for constipation and either by mouth or in the rectum for hepatic encephalopathy. It generally begins working after eight to twelve hours but may take up to two days to improve constipation.

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