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Mectizan Brand names, Mectizan Analogs

Mectizan Brand Names Mixture

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Mectizan Chemical_Formula


Mectizan RX_link

Mectizan fda sheet

Mectizan msds (material safety sheet)

Mectizan MSDS

Mectizan Synthesis Reference

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Mectizan Molecular Weight

342.296 g/mol

Mectizan Melting Point

173 - 178 oC

Mectizan H2O Solubility

764 mg/mL

Mectizan State


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Mectizan Dosage Forms

Liquid; Powder; Solution; Syrup

Mectizan Indication

For the treatment of constipation and hepatic encephalopathy.

Mectizan Pharmacology

Therapeutically, lactulose has laxative and ammonia-detoxifying actions. In treating constipation lactulose metabolites draw water into the bowel, causing a cathartic effect through osmotic action.

Mectizan Absorption

Poorly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract as no human enzyme that is capable of hydrolysis of this disaccharide is present in human gastrointestinal tissue.

Mectizan side effects and Toxicity

LD50=18.2 g/kg (oral, rat). Side effects include diarrhea and resultant dehydration.

Mectizan Patient Information

Mectizan Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals