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LACTULOSE - ORAL

Common Brand Name(s): Cephulac, Chronulac, Constilac, Constulose, Duphalac, Evalose
Phonetic Pronunciation: (LACK-tew-lohss)
Information last revised May 2010

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This medication is a laxative used to treat constipation. It may help to increase the number of bowel movements per day and the number of days you have a bowel movement. Lactulose is a colonic acidifier that works by increasing stool water content and softening the stool. It is a man-made sugar solution.
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