U & V Cancure Private Limited



We are glad to introduce ourselves as a proficient Manufacturer, Exporter & Supplier of Lactulose Syrup sited in Delhi, India. We are backed by a team of deft professionals to come up with a zero defect and effective Lactulose Syrup. As far as cost is concerned, we offer it at marginal prices for the ease of the buyers. To deliver it is the best state, we pack Lactulose Syrup in leakage proof material.

 

What is constipation?

  • Constipation is generally defined as infrequent and/or unsatisfactory defecation fewer than 3 times per week.
  • Patients may define constipation as passing hard stools or straining, incomplete or painful
  • defecation.
  • Constipation is a symptom,NOT a disease.
  • Constipation has many causes and may be

 

Risk factors for constipation

  • The following factors can increase a person’s likelihood of becoming constipated; however, these do not need to be present for constipation to occur :
    • Female gender
    • Over 65 years of age
    • Low caloric intake (eating less food)
    • Greater number of medications used
    • Sedentary lifestyle (lack of exercise)
    • Ignoring the urge to defecate

     

Causes of constipation

  • Diet
  • Lack of exercise
  • Age
  • Nerves, stress
  • Ignoring the urge
  • Drug induced – pain medications, iron, calcium, blood pressure medications, etc
  • Disease States/Conditions – Multiple Sclerosis, hypothyroidism, hemorrhoids, Parkinson’s,

 

Signs and symptoms of constipation

  • Infrequent defecation
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Anorexia
  • Feeling full quickly
  • Stools that are small, hard, and/or difficult to evacuate
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Weight loss (in chronic constipation)

 

When should I contact a health care provider?

  • Constipation for more than 2 weeks (or has not had a bowel movement for more than 7 days) despite use of laxatives; particularly in elderly and in those with chronic medical conditions such as diabetes or parkinson’s disease
  • If medication is suspected to be the cause of constipation
  • Blood or mucus in stool or rectal bleeding, fever
  • Symptoms suggestive of anemia such as tiredness or lethargy
  • Family history of colon cancer (particularly if patient is >50 years old)
  • Persistent abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • Severe pain upon defecation
  • Diarrhea alternating with constipation
  • Recent abdominal surgery
  • Eating disorders

 

Prevention of constipation

  • High fibre diet
  • Minimum fluid consumption of 1500mL daily
  • Regular, private toilet routine
  • Heed the urge to defecate
  • Use of a laxative if using constipating medication or in presence of diseases associated with constipation

 

I’m constipated, now what?

  • Two approaches to consider :
  • Non-drug Approach
  • Drug Approach

 

I’m constipated, now what?

  • Non-Drug Measures:
    • Increase calories in low calorie diets
    • Have a regular bowel regimen : patients should attempt to have a bowel movement at the same time each day especially after breakfast since colonic activity is highest at that time. Patients should not

     

I’m constipated, now what?

  • Drug Measures :
    • There are many different types of drugs that can be used for constipation :
    • Bulk-forming Agents: Psyllium,Methylcellulose,Polycarbophil,Dextran
    • Emollients/Stool Softeners: Docusate
    • Osmotics:Polyethylene glycol,Lactulose,Sorbitol, Magnesium Hydroxide
    • Stimulants:Senna, bisacodyl

     

Osmotic laxative : Lactulose

  • Osmotic laxatives stimulate the intestines to absorb excessive amounts of water from the body.
  • The process is slow, sometimes taking days to affect stool consistency. It basically makes diarrhea of the stool for easy passage.
  • The danger is that fluid is pulled from the rest of the body and can cause severe dehydration and depletion of electrolytes.
  • That’s not at all, gas can build up while you

 

Why is this medication prescribed?

  • Lactulose is a synthetic sugar used to treat constipation. It is broken down in the colon into products that pull water out from the body and into the colon. This water softens stools.
  • 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.

 

How should this medicine be used?

  • 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 prescription label tells you how much medicine to take at each dose. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand.
  • Take lactulose exactly as directed. Do not take

 

Dose

  • Usual Adult Dose for Constipation -- Chronic : 15 mL orally once a day.
  • Usual Adult Dose for Constipation -- Acute : Initial dose: 15 mL orally once a day. Therapy should be continued until normal bowel function resumes.
  • Usual Pediatric Dose for Constipation -- Chronic : Children : 0.7 to 2 g/kg/day (1 to 3 mL/kg/day)

 

Side effect

  • Diarrhea
  • Gas
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain or cramps
  • Vomiting

Specifications

Dosage As prescribed by doctor
Side Effects Nill
Usage Clinical, Hospital
Form Syrup
Instruction Shake well before use
Storage Store in cool & dry place at room temperature