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Condition: Inability of Body to Handle Lactose or Milk Sugar
2/6/2015 10:34:09 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Similar to others here...I was fine the first couple of weeks I used this medication. Then I started getting nauseated...culminating in an excruciating night of violent vomiting and stomach pain that took me to the hospital. I tested it a couple of weeks later WITHOUT eating any dairy and then same symptoms occurred. For some of us, it is absolutely these pills that is causing this distress NOT t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inability of Body to Handle Lactose or Milk Sugar
11/28/2014 9:49:09 PM

Reviewer: skeeterlost, 65-74 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 decided to try Lactaid Fast Acting to help with digestion of dairy products, first couple of times. I felt a sour stomach, next time about an hour after taking 1 pill, stomach hurt, severs gas, burps. violent vomiting, severe chills thru the night.. I thought maybe I had the flu as going around. I felt good all day until I ate, then took 1 pill again. I hour later, violent vomiting, cramps, chi ... Show Full Comment

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

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