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Depends: The usual dose of lactase you need depends on why you’re taking it. The recommended maximum is 18,000 units per dose up to 3 times per day. Most products have 3,000 to 9,000 units per tablet, so you’ll need to know how much the product you’re taking contains. If you need help figuring out the dose, do not hesitate to speak to a pharmacist or physician. ...Read more
LDH: Is LDH of 497 hi? Ask you lab for normal values as there is not international reference standard for this test and different Labs will have different normal values. So never ask us about a lab test without giving us the normal values 4 any test. ...Read more
Is there any advantage to taking lactase pills, even if you're not sure you're lactose intolerant yet?
Could be: If they make you feel better than i would use them regardless of what testing shows. ...Read more
Lactase deficiency: If you have lactose intolerance, you GI tract cannot break down the lactose which then gets to the lower bowel and be fermented by the normal bacterial residents in the gut leading to gas , discomfort , and even diarrhea. This is not an allergy. Taking lactase with dairy may resolve it. I have not seen or read about a case of lactase allergy. ...Read more
Will supplementing lactase help me to digest casein? Or is there an OTC enzyme to help digest casein?
I am lactose intolerance (but depends on how much i consume). Would lactase pills be effective after symptoms show?
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
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. ...Read more