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Lactulose

Known as: 4-O-beta-D-Galactopyranosyl-D-fructose, 4-O-beta-D-Galactopyranosyl-D-fructofuranose, Lactulosum 
A disaccharide (sugar) synthesized from fructose and galactose, Lactulose is used to treat constipation and some liver diseases. Nondigestible in… 
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Review
2013
Review
2013
The health benefits of dietary fiber have long been appreciated. Higher intakes of dietary fiber are linked to less… 
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Review
2010
Review
2010
BACKGROUND Constipation is a common clinical problem. Lactulose and Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) are both commonly used osmotic… 
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND & AIMS Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is associated with a poor prognosis. Lactulose is used for the treatment of HE… 
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Minimal hepatic encephalopathy (MHE) has a negative effect on patients' daily functioning. Thus far, no study has investigated… 
Review
2006
Review
2006
Prebiotics are short‐chain carbohydrates that alter the composition, or metabolism, of the gut microbiota in a beneficial manner… 
Review
2004
Review
2004
Prebiotics are non-digestible (by the host) food ingredients that have a beneficial effect through their selective metabolism in… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE:We have recently found an association between abnormal lactulose breath test (LBT) findings and irritable bowel… 
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Aims: Comparison of in vitro fermentation properties of commercial prebiotic oligosaccharides. 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Post-dysenteric irritable bowel syndrome (PD-IBS) develops in up to 25% of patients following Campylobacter… 
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
A randomized double blind clinical comparison of neomycin and lactulose was performed in 33 cirrhotic patients with chronic…