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How does lactulose reduce ammonia

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Dr. Enrique Molina MD

alcohol. He has had ammonia in his blood 3 times with the range of 40 to the last being 89. We would like to know how to keep this ammonia under control with diet etc. besides the lactulose and... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Enrique Molina ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Archana Verma MD

bowel movements but they have a strong ammonia smell. Her stools literally burn my nose and eyes. What is causing this terrible odor? Is it from the stool remaining in her bowel too long and it is fermenting?... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Archana Verma ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Jasvinder Singh MD

. I have visited 3-4 doctors in last one year and they all prescribed me lactulose solution ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Jasvinder Singh ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Suma Parinam MD

I have taken Lactulose for constipation and I feel terrible I have been passing very loose stools since Taking it but still feel constipated. I took 15ml and really wished I hadn’t. What can I do.? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Suma Parinam ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Lohit K MD

and medicine, but recurs. I am taking right now shield topical ointment, and lactulose to soften the stools. As long as I take the medicine, there's no pain and the inflammation is less, but if I stop or... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Lohit K ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr. Chibitam Obia MD

1.I have hyperammonemia. :I don t have liver failure or enzyme deficiency. Do most people on the planet have ammonia levels that fluctuate above normal every day? and how much? what if LACTULOSE ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chibitam Obia ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Abhijit Deshmukh MD

was admitted once due to the accident April 18, she got admitted Sun 21 2013 she was told her ammonia level was high in her liver. They gave her lactulose and she has not had a bowel movement yet it is now... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Abhijit Deshmukh ( Gastroenterologist)
Dr. KRUNAL MODI MD

I have high ammonia levels secondary to alcoholism. I had some symptoms of encepolopathy this weekend. My ammonia level was 54. I ve been on lactulose for a few years but was recently constpated ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. KRUNAL MODI ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Swarnava Dattagupta MD

I take pain meds and battle constipation. I have liver problems and the doctor gave me lactulose 10 mg to take to get rid of ammonia as well as have good movements. I was constipated two days before I ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Swarnava Dattagupta ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Nizar Ali MD

lactulose to rid his body of ammonia, also in the past week he has lost 6-7 pounds and really has very ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Nizar Ali ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.   Tushar Kanti Biswas MD

Hi, Your father is suffering from decompensated liver cirrhosis.Diabetes only compound the problem.Norflox is an antibiotic which is given for subacute bacterial peritonitis (ascites).Lactulose reduces...

Dr. Prasad MD

I presume you are talking about serum ammonia levels. In that case, I recommend you visit the doctor. You need lactulose to clear the bowel contents. Cause of high ammonia level also needs to be...

Dr. Sudhir MD

Hello, Chronic constipation can be treated by diet changes, water enemas,moderate exercises, regular bowel training, increased water intake and mild laxatives.Also getting a endoscopy can help rule out if there is any...