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Descriptor English: Lactulose
Descriptor Spanish: Lactulosa
Descriptor Portuguese: Lactulose
Descriptor French: Lactulose
Entry term(s): Amivalex
Duphalac
Normase
Tree number(s): D09.698.629.305.423
D09.947.750.423
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007792
Scope note: A synthetic disaccharide used in the treatment of constipation and hepatic encephalopathy. It has also been used in the diagnosis of gastrointestinal disorders. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p887)
Annotation: do not confuse with LACTOSE
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Gastrointestinal Agents
Registry Number: 4618-18-2
CAS Type 1 Name: D-Fructose, 4-O-beta-D-galactopyranosyl-
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under DISACCHARIDES 1973-90
History Note: 91(73); was see under DISACCHARIDES 1973-90
DeCS ID: 7970
Unique ID: D007792
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/04/10
Lactulose - Preferred
Concept UI M0012186
Scope note A synthetic disaccharide used in the treatment of constipation and hepatic encephalopathy. It has also been used in the diagnosis of gastrointestinal disorders. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p887)
Preferred term Lactulose
Duphalac - Narrower
Concept UI M0012187
Preferred term Duphalac
Normase - Narrower
Concept UI M0357386
Preferred term Normase
Amivalex - Narrower
Concept UI M0357387
Preferred term Amivalex



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