Kristalose®

About Kristalose

For patients with acute or chronic constipation, Kristalose is the TOTAL PACKET.

Kristalose is only available by prescription. In fact, Kristalose is the only powder lactulose available by prescription and is covered by many insurance plans.

Ensure that your prescription is filled with “30 powder packets” of Kristalose.

Kristalose is proven safe and effective for the treatment of constipation
  • No negative pregnancy test or concomitant use of contraception required
  • No length of use restriction
  • Less than 1.5 calories per 10g dose
  • Usually works within 24 to 48 hours

Lactulose products are the only marketed prescription laxative with a category B pregnancy rating.

Kristalose is Practical
  • Once-daily powder dosing
  • Dissolves quickly in 4 oz. of water
  • Virtually tasteless
  • Palatable – not thick or sticky
Kristalose is Portable
  • Portable, pre-measured powder packets
  • No bulky or heavy bottles to carry
  • No need to take with food
Kristalose is a powder form of lactulose
  • Dissolves quickly in just 4 oz. of water
  • The only powder lactulose available by prescription
  • Lactulose has been FDA-approved for over 40 years

INDICATIONS AND USAGE:
KRISTALOSE® (lactulose) For Oral Solution is indicated for the treatment of constipation. In patients with a history of chronic constipation, lactulose therapy increases the number of bowel movements per day and the number of days on which bowel movements occur.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION:
KRISTALOSE® is contraindicated in patients who require a low-galactose diet and should be used with caution in diabetics. Initial dosing may produce flatulence and intestinal cramps, which are usually transient. Excessive dosage can lead to diarrhea with potential complications, such as loss of fluids, hypokalemia, and hypernatremia. Nausea and vomiting have been reported.

Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients have not been established.