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KRISTALOSE
Constipation and bowel cleansers
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Drug Name:

KRISTALOSE Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Lactulose 10g, 20g; per packet; crystals for reconstitution.

Company:
Cumberland Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for KRISTALOSE:

Constipation.

Adult:

10–20g dissolved in 4oz water daily; max 40g/day. 20g is equivalent to 30mL liq lactulose.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Galactose restricted diets.

Warnings/Precautions:

Electrocautery in proctoscopy, colonoscopy. Reduce dose or discontinue if diarrhea persists. Monitor electrolytes if used >6 months in elderly or debilitated. Diabetes. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

May be antagonized by nonabsorbable antacids.

Pharmacological Class:

Colonic acidifier.

Adverse Reactions:

Flatulence, intestinal cramps, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, electrolyte imbalances.

How Supplied:

Single-dose packets—30

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