Duphalac® is an effective medicine for constipation that can be used by all the family. The active ingredient of Duphalac® is lactulose, which helps to soften the consistency of stools so they are easier to pass.4
Duphalac® has been trusted by generations for gentle and effective relief from constipation.3 It’s also a prebiotic, which means it can promote the growth of ‘good bacteria’ in the gut, which may improve the working of your bowels.4
Duphalac®, constipation relief that lasts.1,2
Prebiotics serve as nutrients for beneficial micro-organisms (sometimes described as “good bacteria”) within the gut.10
Learn how prebiotics can lead to an improvement in the balance of the intestinal flora.4
Duphalac® contains lactulose, which is a type of laxative called an osmotic laxative. It relieves constipation by increasing the amount of fluid in your bowels, to soften stools and make them easier to pass.
Prebiotic effect strengthens the growth of health promoting bacteria, like Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus, whereas potentially pathogenic bacteria, like Clostridium and Escherichia coli may be suppressed.4
Watch this short video to see how Duphalac® helps relieve constipation and regulate bowel movement.
Lactulose is the main ingredient in Duphalac®. It’s not absorbed in the body but works in the bowel by drawing water in to the intestine to make stools softer.4 Lactulose has been available for all the family since the 1960s, so its gentle and effective action is well-known.3,6
Duphalac® can be taken by:4
Constipation can affect anyone in the family, but women and elderly are particularly at risk11,12
The following side effects have been reported with Duphalac®:4