LACTUGAL Oral solution

Active ingredients: Lactulose

Product name and form

Lactugal.

Pharmaceutical Form

Oral solution.

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Active ingredient: Lactulose Solution BP 99.897% v/v.

(Equivalent to 62.0-74.0% w/v of Lactulose)

Active Ingredient
Description

Lactulose is a synthetic disaccharide which is metabolised by gastro-intestinal bacterial flora to low molecular weight acids (chiefly lactic and acetic acids). There is no endogenous metabolising enzyme in the human gut. Its mode of action in constipation is as an osmotic agent producing soft stools.

List of Excipients

Banana flavour (17.41.0042)
Quinoline yellow (E104)

Pack sizes and marketing

Amber glass winchesters with polypropylene caps as closures: pack sizes 300 ml, 500 ml, 1000 ml and 2000 ml.

Polyethylene containers with polypropylene caps as closures: pack sizes 250 ml, 300 ml, 500 ml, 1000 ml and 2000 ml.

Not all pack sizes may be marketed.

Marketing authorization holder

Intrapharm Laboratories Ltd, The Courtyard Barns, Choke Lane, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 6PT, United Kingdom

Marketing authorization dates and numbers

PL 17509/0011

24 November 2004