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Doctor insights on: Lactaid Enzyme Tablets

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Enzyme (Definition)

An enzyme causes the transformation of a compoond to another compound. In living structures, it is the transformation of a protein to another form. An example is from an inactive state ...Read more


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What happens when a lactose intolerant person has lactose a lot without lactaid digestive enzymes?

What happens when a lactose intolerant person has lactose a lot without lactaid digestive enzymes?

Gas,cramps,diarrhea: Lactose will case gas, produced by some bacterial action on the sugar, cramping, and loose stools. The un-absorbed lactose acts as an osmotic agent and pulls water into the stool. It also produces a somewhat acidic stool that will produce a chemical burn on exiting the body. ...Read more

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After pregnancy is it ok to take enzyme pill?

After pregnancy is it ok to take enzyme pill?

Which one? : The answer depends on which enzyme you are referring to. If you're talking about the over-the-counter digestive enzymes then this should be fine. ...Read more

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Zygomene forte prescribed for my mom as enzyme tablets from my understanding ...My question is ...Are they for life?

If they help: If they help and she's feeling better, she may wish to continue them. If not, then they're "not for life". Here is some detailed information about them: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/mayo-clinic-diet/my01646. ...Read more

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Can I take papaya enzyme tablets to ease digestion while pregnant?

Most Definitely: In fact, before we could synthetically produce such enzymes, papaya was a source of digestive enzymes. You may have noticed that when consumed after a heavy meal it seems to facilitate digestion. ...Read more

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I took a lactaid pill the other day because I wanted to have a glass of milk, about an hour later my stomach starting hurting me and it's been 3 days?

I took a lactaid pill the other day because I wanted to have a glass of milk, about an hour later my stomach starting hurting me and it's been 3 days?

Lactose intolerance: Causes gas, bloating, and diarrhea. It lasts about three hours after you drink milk. Pain two days later is not related to your drinking milk. ...Read more

Lactaid (Definition)

Lactaid is a dietary supplement used by people with lactose intolerance to help digest lactose better. Lactaid contains lactase which is the enzyme ...Read more