Generic Name:Lactulose(lak´tyoo-lose) Brand Name:Cephulac, Chronulac ,Movelax,Lilac Classifications:gastrointestinal agent; hyperosmotic laxative Pregnancy Category:C Availability 10 g/15 mL solution, syrup Actions   Reduces blood ammonia; appears to involve metabolism of lactose to organic acids by resident intestinal bacteria. Therapeutic effects Acidifies colon contents, which retards diffusion of nonionic ammonia (NH3) from colon to blood while promoting its...