lactulose

Type: Term Pronunciation: lak′tū-lōs Definitions: 1. A synthetic disaccharide used to treat hepatic encephalopathy and chronic constipation.
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lactulose

<chemical> A synthetic disaccharide used in the treatment of constipation and hepatic encephalopathy. It has also been used in the diagnosis of gastrointestinal disorders. ... Pharmacological action: cathartic, gastrointestinal agents. ... Chemical name: D-Fructose, 4-O-beta-D-galactopyranosyl- ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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lactulose

(lakĀ“tu-lōs) a synthetic disaccharide used as a cathartic and to enhance the excretion of ammonia in treatment of hepatic encephalopathy.
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Lactulose

Lactulose z is a synthetic, non-digestible sugar used in the treatment of chronic constipation and hepatic encephalopathy, a complication of liver disease. It is a disaccharide (double-sugar) formed from one molecule each of the simple sugars (monosaccharides) fructose and galactose. Lactulose is not normally present in raw milk, but is a product ...
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