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Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Drug which has been studied in a limited number of breastfeeding women without an increase in adverse effects in the infant; And/or, the evidence of a demonstrated risk which is likely to follow use of this medication in a breastfeeding woman is remote.
Typical usage: Constipation, symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.
Side Effects: Abdominal discomfort mainly flatulence and seldom, abdominal pain or sometimes an abdominal distension, diarrhea, pruritus ani, nausea, flatulence, gastrointestinal sounds abnormal.
Drug Interaction: Lactitol monohydrate is known to interact with other drugs like thiazodiuretics, corticosteroids, carbenoxolone, amphothericin B, neomycin. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.
Mechanism Of Action: Lactitol can increase the quantity of the beneficial bacteria and decrease the population of putrefactive bacteria selectively, reduce the intestinal pH, and lower the production and absorption of ammonia. Lactitol significantly increases Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus.
No substitutes found