KRISTALOSE (LACTULOSE) For Oral Solution is indicated for the treatment of constipation. In patients with a history of chronic constipation, lactulose therapy increases the number of bowel movements per day and the number of days on which bowel movements occur.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
Initial dosing may produce flatulence and intestinal cramps, which are usually transient. KRISTALOSE is contraindicated in patients who require a low-galactose diet and should be used with caution in diabetics. Excessive dosage can lead to diarrhea with potential complications, such as loss of fluids, hypokalemia and hypernatremia. Nausea and vomiting have been reported.