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Lactulose (cont.)

Medical and Pharmacy Editor:

What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Lactulose?

Side effects of lactulose include:

  • dehydration
  • diarrhea
  • excessive bowel activity
  • high blood sodium levels
  • low blood sodium levels
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • abdominal cramping
  • abdominal distention
  • burping (belching)
  • gas (flatulence)

This document does not contain all possible side effects and others may occur. Check with your physician for additional information about side effects.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/15/2017


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