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Condition: Inability of Body to Handle Lactose or Milk Sugar
11/10/2012 10:39:03 AM

Reviewer: sipping ginger tea, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My problems with this med didn't occur immediately (taken with milk/tea in morning), but it hit as soon as I had another meal: Both times it lay like a lump in my stomach and I was nauseated. The first time I managed to avoid vomiting (I tend to vomit for a long, long time once I start) but was miserable all day; just now I let nature take its course. As others have reported, it was violent an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inability of Body to Handle Lactose or Milk Sugar
10/19/2012 9:25:55 PM

Reviewer: poppincoppin, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I became lactose intolerant when I was about 25. I thought something was really wrong with me. I was a huge milk drinker. went to doc and she said lay of the dairy for a week - shoot 24 hrs later I was right again. Anyway for me I thought life was over. LOVE MILK and Cheese etc... Friend intro-ed me to the Lactaid and all has been pretty good overall since. I definitely recommend them, but s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inability of Body to Handle Lactose or Milk Sugar
9/19/2012 8:17:59 PM

Reviewer: scart41, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My Gastrointestinal doctor thinks I'm lactose intolerant, and recommend I try lactaid, before going lactose free in my diet.The 1st time I took Lactaid Fast acting, I was sick for an entire day with violent vomitting, diahhrea, and muscle fatigue and chills. The doctor told me I had a stomach virus, but I knew that was wrong because I had only become ill on the tuesday and thursday I took the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inability of Body to Handle Lactose or Milk Sugar
9/13/2012 10:26:17 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I became lactose intolerant after getting some weird thing from the water in Europe. I'm glad I didn't read these comments before I tried this product - they would have terrified me. But I have never had any problems - with the brand name or with the Kirklands (Costco) brand. This allows me to eat normally - ice cream, cheese, italian food -basically anything. I'm assuming what the oth ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inability of Body to Handle Lactose or Milk Sugar
8/19/2012 12:34:35 AM

Reviewer: Jonie, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I will be away from the US and think this will be very helpful since I may not find Lactaid which I drink regularly. I usually drink more than a gallon/wk. A side effect for me is constipation and feel the tablets may not be the best daily.

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