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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of lactulose oral.

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Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
9/24/2010 2:04:15 PM

Reviewer: JRC, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
had a colonoscopy 5 days ago and still have not had a BM? I take it, as suggested by the doctor, every 6 hours and still no BM? what can I take instead..usually Ducolax helps me, but the dr suggest Lactulose? please help me with this one. Kindly, Joe

Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
8/24/2010 3:23:15 PM

Reviewer: sanjblk, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I Was directedm to take this medication (2 tablespoons)3 times a day. It worked good at first, then it worked okay, sometimes (2tablespoons) 3 times a day was to much, so I would cut back. The it wouldn't work the way I was told it would. I am still working with dosage to try and get it to where it is right for me.

Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
8/21/2010 11:45:17 AM

Reviewer: Bob from Atlanta, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Do not take Lactulose is you are lactose-intolerant. This is a synthetic and more powerful derivative. I was given it in a hospital after a heart attack, and the amount of pain and gas was absolutely astounding. It lasted for hours and after a week, my intestines are still not quite right. It also made my constipation worse. After calling the pharmacist into the ICU, we looked at the chemical m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
6/9/2010 11:14:30 PM

Reviewer: veejay, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
As many others I had tried about everything available with many miserable days. Now I take a tablespoon in my morning coffee and stay regular. Great solution for a long time IBS problem.

Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
1/10/2010 7:12:10 PM

Reviewer: Jagerman1, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have tried EVERYTHING from Women's Correctal to fiber drinks and every other type of pills and liquids they make and NOTHING works better for me than this. I have a hard time drinking it in juice or straight since it is so thick so I use it as the sweetener in my cup of hot tea and you don't even notice it then. As far as cramps and gas go ... I had a lot of both with the other laxitives ... Show Full Comment

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