LAKOS-200

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Lactulose 200 Suspension

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Description

Lactulose-200 ml Suspension syrup is used to help people with constipation. Lactulose-200 ml Suspension syrup is called a laxative because it draws water into your bowel, making it easier to pass. Lactulose-200 ml Suspension syrup is available in the market at Apikos Pharma under the brand name  LAKOS-200. Hepatic encephalopathy is also treated with Lakos-200 ml syrup which is a liver disease causing confusion, tremors, Lakos-200 ml syrup helps decrease the level of consciousness.

Lactulose-200 ml Suspension syrup is a liquid that can be consumed with food. You must take Lactulose-200 ml Suspension syrup exactly as prescribed by your doctor. To receive the most benefit from Lactulose-200 ml Suspension syrup, take it on a regular basis and at the same time each day. Depending on how well Lactulose-200 ml Suspension syrup works, your dose may be increased or decreased. Do not exceed the recommended dosage, and if you miss a dose, do not take a double dose of Lactulose-200 ml Suspension syrup to compensate. It takes at least 48 hours for Lactulose-200 ml Suspension syrup to take effect. If you are still constipated after three days during the treatment of Lactulose-200 ml Suspension Syrup, consult your doctor.

Medical Uses of Lactulose-200 ml Suspension Syrup

Lakos-200 ml syrup works by osmosis to suck water into the gut, making the faeces soft and easy to pass.

Direction of Use

If you are taking Lactulose-200 ml Suspension syrup by mouth for liver disease, take it as directed by your doctor, usually 3 to 4 times a day. To improve the taste, you may mix Lactulose-200 ml Suspension syrup into fruit juice, water, milk, or a soft dessert. The goal is to have 2 to 3 soft stools each day during the treatment with Lakos-200 ml syrup. The dosage of Lakos-200 ml syrup is based on your medical condition and response to treatment, for example, the number of soft stools each day.

Lakos-200 ml syrup can also be given rectally as an enema for liver disease. Mix the recommended amount of Lakos-200 ml syrup with 700 millilitres (24 ounces) of water or normal saline. Give the mixed solution into the rectum and keep the liquid inside for 30 to 60 minutes as directed by your doctor. If you keep the enema inside for less than 30 minutes, repeat the dose of Lakos-200 ml syrup unless directed otherwise. Use Lakos-200 ml syrup regularly in order to get the most benefit from it and remember to use it at the same time each day.

Side Effects of Lactulose-200 ml Suspension Syrup

There are mild to moderate side effects of Lactulose-200 ml Suspension Syrup that get resolved over time. Immediately inform your doctor in case the side effects of Lactulose-200 ml Suspension Syrup persist or get severe with time. The side effects of Lactulose-200 ml Suspension Syrup may vary in all users as they depend on the physiological conditions and response to the therapy. The range of side effects noticed on using the Lactulose-200 ml Suspension Syrup are mentioned as follows:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Loss of appetite
  • Heartburn

Safety and Precautions 

  1. Do not consume Lactulose-200 ml Suspension Syrup with alcohol as it may increase the chances of stomach bleeding. 
  2. Lactulose-200 ml Suspension Syrup is not safe during pregnancy and breastfeeding, hence, do not take it without a doctor’s consultation. 
  3. Store the Lactulose-200 ml Suspension Syrup in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight. 
  4. Keep the Lactulose-200 ml Suspension Syrup out of reach of children and pets. 
  5. Don’t drive or do anything that requires mental focus when taking Lactulose-200 ml Suspension Syrup. 

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