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Lactulose (Generic)

Lactulose (Generic)
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What is Lactulose?
Lactulose is a prescription medication used in the treatment of constipation.

Who is it for?
Lactulose is for dogs and cats.

What are the benefits?

* Works as a stool softener in dogs and cats
* Also used to treat cats with megacolon
* Reduces a complication associated with liver disease called hepatic encephalopathy

How does Lactulose work?
The active ingredient, Lactulose, works by increasing the water content and volume of the stools in the bowel, making them softer and easier to pass. Lactulose also works by reducing the absorption of ammonia from the gut, thereby preventing the complications of some types of liver disease.

Is there a generic equivalent available?
Lactulose is a generic medication.

How is it given?
Lactulose liquid is given orally. Always follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian. Cats do not like the taste of Lactulose. If you have difficulty giving the medication, contact your veterinarian.

This medication should only be given to the pet for whom it was prescribed.

What results can I expect?
Lactulose will soften the stool and usually 2-3 soft stools will be passed each day. If Lactulose is discontinued, the signs of the disease will reappear.

What form(s) does it come in?
Lactulose comes in a yellow, unflavored liquid.

Please click on "More Information" for possible drug and food interactions with this medication.

liquid 16oz
PHY-50300 $15.99 each    
How many Bottles?
Total Qty: 1 x 1 = 1
Price Per Bottle: $15.99
Subtotal: $15.99
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