In the colon it is broken down to short chain organic acids and increases osmotic pressure in the colon, thereby causing an increase in the stool water content and stool volume.
Constipation, Hepatic encephalopathy
Fibolac is also used to associated treatment for these conditions: Constipation, Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE), Occasional Constipation, Chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC)
|Lactitol Other Names||Lactitol, Lactitolum|
As it undergoes little-to-no systemic absorption, lactitol is unlikely to be subject to protein binding.
|Therapeutic Class||Osmotic purgatives|
|Manufacturer||Radiant Pharmaceuticals Ltd|
|Last Updated:||June 23, 2021 at 11:22 am|
2 teaspoonfuls (20 gm) once or twice daily with plenty of water
Abdominal distension, flatulance and abdominal cramp.
- Take with food. The manufacturer recommends administration with meals.
Volume of Distribution
Data regarding the volume of distribution of lactitol are unavailable.
The average half-life of orally administered lactitol is 2.4 hours.
Data regarding the clearance of lactitol are unavailable.
Pregnancy & Breastfeeding use
Pregnancy Category - Not Classified. FDA has not yet classified the drug into a specified pregnancy category.
Patients with known hypersensitivity to any of the active substance. Gastro-intestinal obstruction. Galactosaemia.