[Single dose toxicity studies of lactitol (NS-4) in mice and rats].


The single dose toxicity studies of lactitol, a hepatic encephalopathy drug, were performed in ddY mice and SD rats of both sexes by administering the drug orally, intravenously or subcutaneously. The drug was administered as a single dose followed by a 14-day observation. Oral LD50 values of lactitol were estimated to be between 23 and 30 g/kg in male mice… (More)