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What kind of lactose pills are available

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
If there's serious: Symptoms like shortness of breath, choking sensation, dizziness, nausea etc, call 911 or bring your friend to er asap. Even if there are no symptoms, ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Non Dairy: Non-dairy chocolate or marked kosher parve would work.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Multiple: Lactose intolerance is due to a missing digestive enzyme (lactase) in the gut of affected persons. There are commercial products that have the lactase... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
It's fine to do: Lactase (the enzyme that breaks down lactose milk sugar) is something that all mammals have, because we are born milk-drinkers. As time goes by (it is... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
Gastroenterology 31 years experience
Usually yes: Must be taken right before first ingestion of the milk product. Depending upon the severity of the intolerance, several tabs may be needed.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Hummel
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Lactose intolerance: Any yogurt with an active culture would be tolerated by those with lactose intolerance.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Lactose intolerant. : There’s currently no way to permanently correct the actual enzyme deficiency that causes lactose intolerance.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 30 years experience
Use lactase : Use of a digestive aid containing the enzyme lactase helps to reduce symptoms associated to lactose intolerance, and eat practically all foods. Withou... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 56 years experience
Milk intolerance: Yes. You could have a mild milk allergy which can be confirmed with a skin test or a rast blood test.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hosamane Prabhakara
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Possibly: My understanding is these pills contain lactase a brush border enzyme which breaks down the sugar in the milk to simpler sugars which aids in the abs... Read More

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