Lactitol

Lacty

Description

Lactitol is a sugar alcohol used as a replacement bulk sweetener for low calorie foods with approximately 40% of the sweetness of sugar. Lactitol also promotes colon health as a prebiotic. Lactitol is a laxative and is used to prevent or treat constipation.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Lactitol
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A06 Laxatives → A06A Laxatives → A06AD Osmotically acting laxatives