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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Lactaid Fast Act Oral.

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Condition: Inability of Body to Handle Lactose or Milk Sugar
8/24/2014 9:23:22 AM

Reviewer: Tina, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started taking Lactaid fast acting chewables because I thought it would help my digestion of certain dairy products. The first time I followed directions precisely and became very ill, very quickly. I did not vomit, but the diarrhea lasted for 2 days. Since I didn't make the connection, I tried the same food again with precise dosing and within an hour I had severe vomiting, severe diarrhea ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inability of Body to Handle Lactose or Milk Sugar
7/23/2014 8:23:58 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started taking this a week ago and ever since I have been extremely dizzy and tired. I have had no problems with the other brands but this product is the worst. I would rather have the side effects of dairy than the side effects of this medicine.

Condition: Inability of Body to Handle Lactose or Milk Sugar
6/9/2014 11:14:17 AM

Reviewer: not a happy camper, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Daughter was self diagnosed with some lactose intolerance. She is 22 and has been having some stomach issues when eating dairy products. When they were removed she was better. She decided to try Lactaid Fast Act tablets so she could enjoy dairy sometimes. The first few times she took the medication it seemed to work, but now we suspect it is making her violently ill. The last 3 times she has ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inability of Body to Handle Lactose or Milk Sugar
6/1/2014 8:04:15 PM

Reviewer: Equate, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I try to avoid as much as possible taking dairy food,but if I can't absoulutly help it or if by accident I bite in to something I immediatly take one or two pills.I have them on me all the time.I buy the generic brand.It is cheaper and works exactly the same.

Condition: Inability of Body to Handle Lactose or Milk Sugar
5/1/2014 1:21:09 PM

Reviewer: (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was reading some of the other reviews, about vomiting after taking a pill. If you are highly lactose intolerant, 1 pill will be OK for A PIECE of cake with milk in it or the frosting. If you are only slightly intolerant, 1 pill will be OK for a meal of pizza OR a serving of icecream. It's not magic; it all depends on what your body produces on it's own and/or how allergic/intolerant you ... Show Full Comment

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