Kristalose (powder lactulose) Rx
20 Gram Packet
$12.73 per packet

Kristalose (powder lactulose) Rx

Packet
  • Usually ships within one business day with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

  • Your pet's veterinarian will provide directions for use.

What is Kristalose for Cats and Dogs?

  • Kristalose is a powdered form of Lactulose. Lactulose is a prescription medication that eases constipation in cats and dogs and can also be beneficial in treating liver disease.
  • The sugar Lactulose has a laxative effect that eases constipation and gastric distress in both dogs and cats.
  • Kristalose works in the large intestine, drawing water in to soften the stool and increase the volume so it’s easier to pass.

Why do cats and dogs use Kristalose?

  • Lactulose reduces constipation and softens stool.
  • Kristalose is also helpful in preventing hepatic encephalopathy, a condition associated with cirrhosis of the liver.
  • Cats with megacolon can also benefit from Kristalose.

What else should I know about Kristalose?

  • Reduces constipation in cats and dogs.
  • Helps prevents conditions associated with liver disease.
  • Can be used long term.
  • Palatable powder formula.
  • Powdered Kristalose is not as heavy or bulky to store as Lactulose Solution.
  • Can be mixed with food or prepared with water.
  • One teaspoon of Kristalose is approximately 5 mL of liquid Lactulose Solution.
  • One teaspoon is approximately 3.8 grams of powdered Kristalose. 
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What problems could my dog or cat have with Kristalose?

  • Kristalose causes few side effects.
  • Contact your veterinarian if your dog or cat develops diarrhea.
  • If Kristalose is being used in the treatment of liver disease, contact your veterinarian if symptoms worsen or if fewer than 2 to 3 soft stools are produced per day.

How do you use Kristalose?

  • Give Kristalose by mouth as directed by your veterinarian.
  • Kristalose can be mixed with water or food.

What is in Kristalose?

  • The drug in Kristalose is Lactulose.
  • Lactulose is an ammonia reducer and a laxative.
  • It is a synthetic sugar that is broken down in the large intestine, drawing water into the colon to soften stools.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Kristalose is a brand name. You will receive the exact brand that you request.

Is it important for my dog or cat to finish all of the Kristalose?

  • Dogs and cats may use Kristalose for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.