How Much Sugar?

Lactulose solution

  • 15 Aug 2017 7:17 PM
    Message # 5031458
    Deleted user

    Actilax for treatment of chronic constitpation consists of

    -Lactulose (?)

    -Galactose (OK)

    -Lactose (OK)

    -Epilactose (?)

    -and others (?)

    Are the ?'s a major problem.

  • 16 Aug 2017 2:39 AM
    Reply # 5031761 on 5031458
    I'd never heard of lactulose  before. But i wouldn't consider self-medication for chronic constipation. Taking fibre supplements (soluble are easiest) is pretty harmless, and an occasional laxative is OK. But if it is chronic I would be consulting my GP &/or  colorectal specialist. A bit of research will tell what foods help or hinder bowel performance. When I had it the cause was iron tablets taken to treat anemia.  With medico approval i take a laxative once of twice a week to keep things running smoothly, so to speak :-)

  • 07 Oct 2017 9:25 PM
    Reply # 5301858 on 5031458
    Deleted user

    Thank you for your reply John. I'm avoiding it but I was interested in the ingredients since I'm trying to cope post-bowel resection and with a remaining section of spastic colon.  I'll stick with a small daily dose of Blooms dried herbs for the time being. 

    Last modified: 07 Oct 2017 9:26 PM | Deleted user
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