Lactulose USP 3.40 gmIndication
Constipation, Portal systemic encephalopathy.Dosage
Constipation: Adults should begin with 15 ml of lactulose twice daily and increase or decrease the dose as necessary to achieve the desired effect. Child under 1 year, 2.5 ml twice daily; 1-5 years, 5 ml twice daily; 5-10 years, 10 ml twice daily. Hepatic encephalopathy: 30-50 ml 3 times daily subsequently adjusted to produce 2-3 soft stools daily.