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A 34-year-old female asked:

My 2 years toddler is lactose intolerant can i mix lactase chewable tablets in milk for her ? we are going in the country where no lactose free milk

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 52 years experience
A 2-year old should: be able to chew LACTAID® Fast Act Caplets or Fast Act Chewable Vanilla Twist Flavour Tablets immediately prior to ingesting milk or milk products. Ask your pediatrician about dosage. You can't count on the tablets to dissolve completely or be evenly distributed in cold milk. 16-21 oz./day of milk & milk products is recommended for her age.
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