14 patient evaluations for Lactulose

Mar 31, 2014 (Started May 02, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bowel problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for constipation)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat side effects of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Severe (dehydration)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 17, 2013 (Started May 02, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat side effects of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for constipation)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bowel problems)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dehydration)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 8, 2013 (Started May 02, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for constipation due to drug therapy for pain relief)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bowel problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dehydration)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: if you are a UK citizen relying on the NHS you have no chance of taking the capsule form of this drug and you just have to grit your teeth over the sticky horrible sweet taste. Also as it is an osmotic laxative never forget to drink plenty of water or other fluids during the day.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 22, 2014 (Started Oct 18, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for constipation)
  • Side effects
    Mild (abdominal cramps)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 4 tbs. Daily
Advice & Tips: DID NOT HELP WITH MY CONSTIPATION.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 18, 2013 (Started Oct 18, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for constipation)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (abdominal cramps)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4 tbs. Daily
Advice & Tips: I was on Miralax getting very little results, so I wasn't expecting much more with Lactulose; but to my surprise I am having bowel movements almost every other day instead of every 5 days; but I still get quite a bit of abdominal cramping.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 4, 2013 (Started Oct 18, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for constipation)
  • Side effects
    Mild (abdominal cramps)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4 tbs. Daily
Advice & Tips: GET MILD CRAMPING SOMETIMES.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2012 (Started Mar 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bowel problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks
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