Lactulose sentence example
- Osmotic laxatives The most commonly used osmotic laxatives include magnesium hydroxide, sodium potassium tartrate, lactulose and glycerol.
- The hyperosmotic laxatives are glycerin and lactulose (Chronulac, Duphalac), both of which act by holding water within the intestine.
- Lactulose may also increase peristaltic action of the intestine.
- Lactulose is composed of two sugar molecules; galactose and fructose, and should not be administered to patients who require a low galactose diet.