Constulose (Oral)

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Color of Constulose

One of our patients claims that when she takes clear Lactulose it gives her diarrhea. She stated she has taken an orange or peach color type of lactulose and it does not cause diarrhea. Could she be taking Constulose?
by Carol Rembor in Detroit, Mi, 01/05/2006

mixutre with meds

i just wanted to know if you can mix any kind kind of juices with this medication when i start to take it .
by BRENDA ARMSTRONG in nashville tn, 05/19/2008

Constulose (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Constulose (Oral)

Constulose (Oral) Medication Classification

LACTULOSE (By mouth)

Constulose (Oral) Brandname

Kristalose, Generlac, Constulose, Enulose, Cholac, Constilac

Constulose (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Lactulose (LAK-tyoo-lose) Treats constipation. Also treats problems caused by liver disease.

When To Not Use Constulose (Oral)

Avoid using lactulose if you are following a lactose-free diet.

How Should You Use Constulose (Oral)


  • Your doctor will tell you how much to take and how often.
  • To make this medicine taste better, you may mix it with about one-half glass of water, milk, or fruit juice.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Take the missed dose as soon as possible.
  • If you do not remember the missed dose until the next day, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule.
  • You should not use two doses at the same time.

Proper Constulose (Oral) Storage

Store Constulose (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Constulose (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Constulose (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Your doctor may tell you to change your diet to include whole grains, bran, fruit, and green leafy vegetables.
  • It is best to avoid certain types of antacids, such as Maalox® or Mylanta®. Check with your doctor or pharmacist.

Constulose (Oral) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • When you first take lactulose, it may take 24 to 48 hours before you have a normal bowel movement.
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you have diabetes before taking this medicine.
  • Make sure your doctor knows you are taking lactulose if you have any medical tests or surgery on your colon or rectum.

Constulose (Oral) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Severe or non-stop diarrhea
  • Stomach pain or cramps
  • Vomiting
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Nausea
  • Gas or burping
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite

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