Bertolac 3.35 gm/ 5ml
Hypersensitivity to lactulose. Pts requiring a low-galactosediet.Pregnancy/Lactation: Unknown if drug crosses placenta or is distributed inbreast milk. Children: Avoid use in pts younger than 6 yrs (usually unable todescribe symptoms). Elderly: No age-related precautions noted.
Prevention treatment of portal-systemic encephalopathy (including hepatic
precoma coma); treatment of constipation.
Occasional: Abdominal cramping flatulence increased thirst abdominal
discomfort. Rare: Nausea vomiting.
Adverse effects/toxic reactions
Severe diarrhea may cause dehydration electrolyte imbalance. Long-term use
may result in laxative dependence chronic constipation loss of normal bowel
Diabetes hepatic impairment dehydration.