Lactulose is a natural laxative which softens stools and promotes their movement through the bowel. It is a colonic acidifier and works by drawing water into the colon, softening the stool and helping to produce a bowel movement.
Warnings and Restrictions
Use only as directed. Incorrect use could be harmful.
If symptoms persist, consult your doctor.
The prolonged use of laxatives is undesirable.
Do not take Lactulose if:
Lactulose solution is unlikely to interact with other medications. However, speak to your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medication, especially for the bowels.
Do not store above 25°C.
After first opening Lactulose oral solution can be used for 1 year.
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the label of the bottle as well on the outer carton after "EXP". The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.