Lactase is taken by patients who are lactose intolerant. It prevents the symptoms of upset stomach, gas, bloating, and diarrhea experienced after eating or drinking dairy products.
Lactase is an enzyme that breaks down lactose, the natural sugar found in milk and milk products.
Lactase supplementation is used for lactose intolerance.
Lactase is used most often for lactose intolerance, a condition in which the body cannot digest lactose found in dairy products. Lactase helps prevent the symptoms of upset stomach, gas, bloating, and diarrhea experienced after eating or drinking dairy products.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Side Effects of Lactase
There are no reported side effects. Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
No drug interactions have been reported. However, you should tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Not all interactions are known or reported and new drug interactions are continually being reported.
Special precautions & warnings:
- Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using lactase if you are pregnant, breast-feeding, or trying to become pregnant.