Drug Information for Lactulose Solution USP10 g/15 mLRx Only (Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc.): DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

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  • The usual dose is 1 to 2 tablespoonfuls (15 to 30 mL, containing 10 g to 20 g of lactulose) daily. The dose may be increased to 60 mL daily if necessary. Twenty-four to 48 hours may be required to produce a normal bowel movement.

    Note: Some patients have found that lactulose solution may be more acceptable when mixed with fruit juice, water or milk.

  • Drug Information Provided by National Library of Medicine (NLM).
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