3 patient evaluations for Lactulose with a burden rating of Somewhat hard to take

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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

Oct 12, 2011 (Started Oct 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for constipation)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 g/15 mL Daily

Apr 5, 2011 (Started Oct 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for constipation)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 g/15 mL Daily

Jan 10, 2011 (Started Oct 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for constipation)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 g/15 mL Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

May 4, 2010 (Started Jul 24, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for constipation)
  • Side effects
    Severe (I notice a strong taste and smell of rotton fruit)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: too sweet I had bad reaction because i smelled a strong fruity odor and had aa horrible taste in my mouth like diabetes
Side effects: I notice a strong taste and smell of rotton fruit

  • 0 helpful marks
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