10 g/15 mL
For Oral or Rectal Administration
Generlac Solution (Lactulose Solution, USP) is a synthetic disaccharide in solution form for oral or rectal administration. Each 15 mL of Generlac Solution contains: 10 g lactulose (and not more than 1.6 g galactose, not more than 1.2 g lactose, not more than 0.8 g epilactose, and not more than 0.1 g fructose). The pH range is between 2.5 and 6.5.
Generlac Solution is a colonic acidifier for treatment and prevention of portal-systemic encephalopathy.
The chemical name for lactulose is 4- O - β -D-galactopyranosyl-D-fructofuranose. It has the following structural formula:
The molecular weight is 342.30. It is freely soluble in water.