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Rowex Lactulose Fresenius 500Ml


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Lactulose is a very widely used laxative, which uses a form of osmotic effect to help relieve constipation in a gentle, reliable way.

  • Gently relieves constipation and encourages normal bowel function
  • Can be used in children, adults and elderly
  • Laxative effect can take 2-3 days to establish

You Must Be Aged Over 18 Years to Purchase This Product

How to use this product

Always take this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor or pharmacist
has told you. 

Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.

  • Take your doses at the same time each day. The dose may be given once daily, for example
    during breakfast, or divided up to three doses a day.
  • Swallow the medicine quickly. Do not keep it in your mouth.
  • You can take Lactulose Fresenius oral solution undiluted or diluted in some liquid. Use the
    measuring cup provided.
  • During the treatment with laxatives, you should drink sufficient amounts of fluids (approx. 2 l/day, equal to 6 - 8 glasses).

The recommended dose is:
For Constipation:
Starting dose Maintenance dose

15 - 45 ml corresponding to 10 - 30 glactulose 15 - 30 ml corresponding to 10 - 20g lactulose

Use in children and adolescents.

Starting dose Maintenance dose
Adolescents over 14 years 15 - 45 ml corresponding to 10 - 30 g Lactulose 15 - 30 ml corresponding to 10 - 20g lactulose

(7 - 14 years)
15 ml corresponding to 10 g lactulose 10 - 15 ml corresponding to 7 - 10 g lactulose

(1 - 6 years)
5 - 10 ml corresponding to 3 - 7 g lactulose

Babies up to 5 ml corresponding to up to 3 g lactulose

Thereafter the dose can be reduced individually.

The daily dose should be taken at once during breakfast. It can be taken 2 - 3 days until the desired effect will be achieved since lactulose is not degraded until it reaches the colon.

Lactulose encourages normal bowel and can help gently relieve symptoms of constipation.

Who can use?

Lactulose can be used by adults and children over 1 year of age.

If you are pregnant or breast-feeding

If you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant or breast feeding consult your doctor before purchasing or taking this medication.  

Common side effects.

Flatulence, bloating or stomach cramps.  



Delivery Info
At Pharmadirect, we are pleased to offer FREE delivery on orders over €60 to the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Orders under €60 have a delivery fee of €5.95.
For our customers in the Killarney, Co. Kerry area, we offer a FREE Click & Collect service also.
Please view our Delivery & Collection page for more information.
Returns Policy

Pharmadirect.ie are happy to accept unwanted goods that are unopened and unused within 14 days from date of delivery to our offices at 34 Main Street, Killarney, Co. Kerry, V93 XW63. All unwanted returns must be returned unused, in original packaging with your order sheet / number & name clearly displayed. 

Once goods are received, funds will be returned automatically if goods meet our required criteria. This will be confirmed by a member of our customer service team to you by phone or email.

For orders from the Island of Ireland over €60 with free shipping - €5.95 will be deducted from the amount refunded in order to cover shipping costs. For orders from outside the Island of Ireland over €150.00 the relevant shipping fee will be deducted from your refund amount.

In the unlikely event that your goods are faulty or have been damaged in transit, Pharmadirect.ie will provide a replacement. Please contact us. within 48 hours of delivery to report any issues.

Please note that items that are used and opened will not be replaced and no refund will be issued.

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