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Lactulose (Constulose, Enulose, Generlac, Cholac, Constilac) is a laxative prescribed to treat constipation, and prescribed to treat hepatic encephalopathy when the liver is unable to remove toxins from the blood. Side effects, drug interactions, dosing, storage, and pregnancy and breastfeeding safety information is provided.

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Terms related to lactulose-oral:

  • Chronulac
  • Constulose
  • Acilac
  • Cephulac
  • Cholac
  • Constilac
  • Constulose
  • Duphalac
  • Enulose
  • Evalose
  • Generlac
  • Heptalac
  • Laxilose
  • Portalac