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Lactulose MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Lactulose
Tree Number(s)
D09.698.629.305.423
D09.947.750.423
Unique ID
D007792
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007792
Annotation
do not confuse with LACTOSE
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)
Entry Term(s)
Amivalex
Duphalac
Normase
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
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/04/10
Lactulose Preferred
Duphalac Narrower
Normase Narrower
Amivalex Narrower
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