What is DUPHALAC?
- DUPHALAC contains Lactulose
- It makes the stool softer and easier to pass, by drawing water into the bowel
WARNING & PRECAUTIONS
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you
- are allergic to DUPHALAC or any other ingredients of this medicine
- have a rare problem called 'galactosaemia'
- have a blockage in the bowel
- suffer from unexplained stomach pain
- have diabetes
- have glucose-galactose malabsorption
- Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant, might become pregnant or are breast-feeding
- In special circumstances your doctor may prescribe DUPHALAC for a child, infant or baby. In these cases, your doctor will supervise the treatment carefully
- Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
- Shake the bottle before use after taking out of the aluminium foil pack
- To break the seal, twist the nozzle clockwise one full turn
- Put your hand in one of the plastic disposal bags provided in the pack
- To administer the enema, lie on your left side with the left leg straight and the right leg bent forward for balance. Carefully insert the applicator tip into the rectum. Maintain sufficient steady hand pressure while dispersing the bottle content. The bottle content should be applied within max. 30-40 seconds
- Once the bottle is empty, withdraw the tip with the bottle still compressed
- The enema should be retained in the bowel. Remain relaxed in the administration position for 5-10minutes or until the urge to pass the enema has disappeared
- Roll the plastic disposal bag over the empty bottle. Discard it and wash your hands
Like all medicines, DUPHALAC can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
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