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Chronulac Syrup Medication- Uses & Side Effects

Lactulose is a synthetic sugar used to treat constipation. Lactulose is also used to reduce the amount of ammonia in the blood of patients with liver disease. It works by drawing ammonia from the blood into the colon where it is removed from the body.

Chronulac Syrup Dosage

  • The usual starting dose is 1 to 2 tablespoonfuls daily.
  • Safety and effectiveness for children have not been established.

Uses of Chronulac Syrup

  • Lactulose is used to treat constipation.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Chronulac Syrup

Before taken Chronulac Syrup medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Chronulac Syrup. Side effects may include:

  • Diarrhea
  • Gas
  • Intestinal cramps
  • Nausea
  • Potassium and fluid loss
  • Vomiting

Warnings and precautions before taking Chronulac Syrup:

  • Because of its sugar content, you should be used Chronulac Syrup with caution if you have diabetes.
  • You should tell your doctor if you are allergic to lactulose or any other drugs.
  • If you are taking prescription and nonprescription medications especially antacids, antibiotics including neomycin (Mycifradin), and other laxatives, then you should tell your doctor..
  • You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding. If you become pregnant while you are taking lactulose, then you should call your doctor.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Chronulac Syrup with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Chronulac Syrup with non-absorbable antacids such as Maalox and Mylanta.


After taken Chronulac Syrup if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Chronulac Syrup overdose include

  • Abdominal cramps
  • Diarrhea

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