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Livoluk Kid Syrup

Manufacturer: Panacea Biotec Ltd
Medicine composition: Lactulose
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Livoluk Kid Syrup is a synthetic sugar used for the treatment of chronic constipation. It gets broken down in the colon into mild acids that pull water from the body and release it into the colon. Livoluk Kid Syrup is also used to prevent or treat certain brain conditions that are caused by liver failure, which can lead to confusion, problems, tremors, behaviour changes, feeling irritable, loss of coordination, sleep problems and loss of consciousness.

You should not use Livoluk Kid Syrup if you are on a special diet low in galactose. To make sure you can safely take this medicine, tell your doctor if you have other medical conditions, especially diabetes or if you need to have a colonoscopy. Possible side effects of this drug are bloating, gas, stomach pain, diarrhoea, nausea or vomiting.

Lactulose comes as liquid to take by mouth. It usually is taken once a day for treatment of constipation and three or four times a day for liver disease. Your doctor will tell you how much medicine should be taken at each dose.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Hepatologist before using this medicine.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Cadilose 10gm solution is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Lactulose, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Livoluk Kid Syrup is taken either orally or rectally to treat problems like constipations and hepatic encephalopathy. When used as a laxative, it helps in softening stools by breaking down in the colon and extracting water into the colon. Livoluk Kid Syrup decreases ammonia in the blood by drawing it into the colon and removing it from the body.

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