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Lilac 120ml Syprup
Lilac 120ml Syprup, which contains lactulose with other sugars eg, galactose and lactose, is used in the treatment of constipation and hepatic encephalopathy. Lilac 120ml Syprup is a disaccharide, a sugar molecule composed of 2 smaller sugar molecules bonded together, in this case, fructose and galactose. Lilac 120ml Sypru is a solid substance that is very soluble in water and has a sweet taste.Lilac 120ml Sypru is sweeter than lactose but not as sweet as fructose. Chemically, Lilac 120ml Sypru is also known as 4-O-β-D-galactopyranosyl-D-fructofuranose. The molecular formula of Lilac 120ml Sypru is C12H22O11 with a molecular weight of 342.3 daltons. Constipation: Dosage of Lilac 120ml Syprup can vary widely with the severity of the condition. A relatively large initial dose should be followed by a smaller maintenance dose after the first 3 days of treatment. Only 1 daily dose needs to be taken, preferably after breakfast.
Adults: Initially 15-30 mL as a single dose of Lilac 120ml Syprup or in 2 divided doses. Children 5-10 years: 10 mL twice daily; ≤1-5 years: 5 mL twice daily. Hepatic Encephalopathy: 30-50 mL 3 times a day, subsequently adjusted to produce 2 or 3 soft stools daily. Lactose Intolerance: Care should be taken in patients who are lactose-intolerant.
Diabetics: Lactulose syrup contains galactose and lactose and should be used with caution in diabetics as blood glucose levels may be elevated, usually after extended use. No laxative should be taken within 2 hrs of another medication because the desired effect of the other medication may be reduced.
Lilac 120ml Syprup can be used for constipation, and hepatic encephalopathy (reduced brain function in liver disorder patients).
Patients taking this medication may experience flatulence (gas), and meteorism (gas and bloating).
When not use
This medicine should not be taken in patients who have galactosemia (rare genetic disease), and intestinal obstruction (blocked bowel/intestine).