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Lactulose to lower ammonia levels

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Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal MD

What are level of mercury and the medication I am taking is Lactulose am 1 ounce -pm 1 ounce prior to eating - legs are seeping ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. G.Srinivasan MD

I am 43yr old female, lower right side back pain that travels along the side to the front, below the rib area along with ammonia smelling urine. The smell started about a year ago and have been ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. G.Srinivasan ( Urologist)
Dr. Ratnakar Kini MD

I was dx d with NASH/ cirrhosis in 2010. In XXXXXXX of the year, my ammonia level was elevated ... and not encephalopathy . She has not re-checked my ammonia level. Should I be concerned? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ratnakar Kini ( Gastroenterologist)
Dr. Fatbardha Sejdini MD

have strong ammonia smelling urine. color is clear. I am on detrol also I am not diabetic, glucose ... thought was R flank pain . was told pain was lower not really flank. Dr did a kidney ultrasound ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Fatbardha Sejdini ( Infectious Diseases Specialist)
Dr.  Mahaveer Patil MD

I have been to the hospital yesterday morning with severe lower back pain and had a diagnosis ... lactulose and movicol but overnight I started to experience a burning pain down the centre of my right thigh ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mahaveer Patil ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)

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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... 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... View answer

Answered by : Dr. KRUNAL MODI ( General & Family Physician)
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. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

for my ammonia level testing. The result I got back from his lab was 231. I recieved this result today ... xifaxan 550mg tabs 2 times daily and lactulose 15mls. 3 times a day.I went to my primary care... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar ( Pulmonologist)
Dr. Anders Mark Christensen MD

decreases to 20 at this time. His ammonia level is still high @ 185. They continue to administer lactulose ... ammonia levels in the blood. Do you have other recommendations and have you... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Anders Mark Christensen ( General Surgeon)

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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...

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 nitrogenous...

Dr. Omprakash Ashokrao Deshmukh MD

syp . lactulose will help