Lactulose Solution is the composition of the syrup belonging to the brand of Astlac which helps in treating constipation. Constipation occurs due to the intake of low fiber food, dehydration, stress, etc. When the person suffers from constipation, the stool is dry, painful, and hard to pass. The Lactulose Solution can help the person in giving relief from constipation. The water produced in the intestine is absorbed by this syrup. The absorbed water helps in softening the stool and makes it easy to pass. It also helps in giving relief to liver patients. Hepatic encephalopathy which is a serious liver disease is also cured with the help of this medication.
The person should consult the doctor before having this medication. The person is advised to take the syrup as long as the doctor has advised to take it. The person should not stop the use of this syrup on his own. The health of the person is affected if he stops the use of this syrup without the advice of the doctor. While taking the medication if the person has started feeling better then also he should not stop taking this syrup. He should consult the doctor before stopping the medication. The person should take the medication at the same time each day so that he does not miss the dose of the syrup. It is advised not to double the dose of the syrup.
Belonging to the group of Lactose this medication is helpful in giving relief from constipation. With the help of this medication, the stool is easy to pass without any pain. The number of bowel movements is increased with the help of this syrup. With the intake of this syrup, the stool water content is increased. This syrup helps in softening the stool.
With the help of this syrup, there is a growth in the gut bacteria. This gut bacteria helps in improving the digestive system. The minerals are absorbed with the help of this syrup. When the minerals are absorbed, then the maximum benefit is ensured from the food.
It is advised to shake the bottle each time before use. The person should measure the amount of syrup taken with the measuring cup provided with the pack. It is advised not to use the household spoon for measuring the amount of syrup. The doctor will prescribe the dose according to the medical condition of the person. The medication will be effective within 48 hours after its intake.
The use of this syrup can cause serious and common side effects. But the effect of side effects depends on person to person. Not every person suffers from the side effects. If the side effects occur then the person should not lose his patience as the side effects will disappear gradually. If the person feels some serious side effects and also their persistence then he should consult the doctor immediately. Some of the common side effects that can occur while taking this medication are as follows :
It is better to take this medication before consulting the doctor. The person should take the precautions seriously. If the person does not take the precautions then his health can be affected. Following are the precautions that are to be taken :
Diarrhea can occur if the person takes this medication in higher doses. If the person suffers from diarrhea then he should hydrate his body as well as eat food that is rich in fiber. The person is advised not to take the medicine for diarrhea on his own.
It is advised to take the syrup as long as a doctor has advised. But the person should not take the syrup for more than 1 week as it makes the person dependent on the person to from the stool. Various complications can occur such as dehydration, imbalance of fluids, & salts, etc if the person takes this syrup for longer durations.