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Condition: Inability of Body to Handle Lactose or Milk Sugar
4/2/2015 8:26:05 PM

Reviewer: worried mom, 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It worked the first 3 times I took it. The next time I was vomiting uncontrollably and had severe stomach pain. Was not sure it was the medicine until the next dose did the same thing! I took the generic brand but will not risk trying either again.

Condition: Inability of Body to Handle Lactose or Milk Sugar
8/20/2014 8:33:46 PM

Reviewer: TENJAO, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
for me Lactaid works well but for only small amounts of dairy... In my experience one lactaid has not been effective on more than 2 oz of dairy in a product and not effective of more than 1 oz of actual milk or icecream...

Condition: Inability of Body to Handle Lactose or Milk Sugar
7/28/2014 9:40:17 AM

Reviewer: Lorilit, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Don't know what is going on with my body. I am definitely lactose intolerant and have become worse with age. I have taken a "generic" version of Lactaid Oral and have had 2 severe reactions - vomiting and severe runs. One which sent me to the ER. Has anyone had that severe a reaction to a Lactaid generic?

Condition: Inability of Body to Handle Lactose or Milk Sugar
8/12/2012 6:52:47 PM

Reviewer: mcgeen, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Cannot take this enzyme more than once a day, or I lose almost all sense of taste. Can this be avoided? Why does it happen?

Condition: Inability of Body to Handle Lactose or Milk Sugar
7/31/2012 1:13:00 PM

Reviewer: geowize, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I always got a lot of bloting from using milk and things made with milk. Never knew I was Lactose intolerant. A frined of mine told me to try Lactaid and it gave me releaf from the bloting. I have been using this for about 10 months now and am very happy with it.

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