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Wiad Lek. 1995 Jan-Jun;48(1-12):96-9.

[Duphalac (lactulose) in the treatment of chronic constipation in children].

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  • 1Oddział Dzieciecy Szpitala Wojewódzkiego Nr 2, Rzeszowie.


The aim of this study was to estimate the effectiveness of DUPHALAC preparation, produced by Solvay-Pharma, in treatment of functional chronic constipation. 112 children, aged 10 months-15.5 years were examined. DUPHALAC appeared to be very effective, were examined. Only two patients did not accept its taste. Rapidly (approximately after 2.5 weeks) improvement was achieved such as of restoration normal peristalsis and of previously disturbed defecation rhythm, softening of a stool, regression of pain and/or dyspeptic ailments, encopresis and improvement of appetite. In no case undesirable side effects were observed.

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