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Report Lactaid Side Effects

If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Lactaid, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Lactaid side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Lactaid.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Lactaid side effects are:
Cramps (4 reports)
Stomach Cramps (4 reports)
Diarrhea (3 reports)
Severe Vomiting (2 reports)
Stomach Cramps, Severe Vomiting And Diarrhea (2 reports)
I Wonder If The Aluminum Lined Packaging Contribut (1 reports)

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Lactaid Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Lactaid reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Lactaid on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Malaise
on Sep 03, 2013 Male from US , 44 years of age, weighting 128.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lactaid. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lactaid side effects: vomiting, diarrhoea, malaise. Lactaid dosage: As Needed Taken By Mouth.

Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Hyperhidrosis, Haematemesis
Patient was taking Lactaid Fast Act. Patient felt the following Lactaid side effects: vomiting, diarrhoea, hyperhidrosis, haematemesis on May 15, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 38 years of age, weighting 132.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Lactaid Fast Act dosage: 1 Tablet. Patient was hospitalized.

Abdominal Pain Upper, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Economic Problem
Adverse event was reported on Jan 29, 2013 by a Female taking Lactaid (Dosage: 1 Tablet At Each Meal) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 48 years of age, weighting 128.0 lb, After Lactaid was administered, patient encountered several Lactaid side effects: abdominal pain upper, vomiting, diarrhoea, economic problem.

Murphy's Sign Positive, Injury, Pain, Abdominal Pain, Cholelithiasis, Depression
on Feb 13, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 25 years of age, weighting 230.0 lb, was treated with Lactaid. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lactaid side effects: murphy's sign positive, injury, pain, abdominal pain, cholelithiasis, depression. Lactaid dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Yasmin (Unk)
  • Drospirenone And Ethinyl Estradiol
  • Drospirenone And Ethinyl Estradiol (Unk)



Product Substitution Issue, Vomiting
on Feb 13, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 25 years of age, weighting 115.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lactaid Fast Act. Patient felt the following Lactaid side effects: product substitution issue, vomiting. Lactaid Fast Act dosage: 1 Pill.

Arthralgia, Hepatic Cirrhosis, Cholelithiasis, Pain, Nephrolithiasis, Fibromyalgia
Patient was taking Lactaid. After Lactaid was administered, patient encountered several Lactaid side effects: arthralgia, hepatic cirrhosis, cholelithiasis, pain, nephrolithiasis, fibromyalgia on Oct 07, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 190.2 lb, was diagnosed with
  • lactose intolerance
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • abdominal discomfort
  • vitamin supplementation
  • prophylaxis
  • thrombosis prophylaxis
  • rheumatoid arthritis
and. Lactaid dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Entocort Ec
  • Prevacid
  • Vitamin D
  • Prevacid
  • Aspirin
  • Humira
  • Plaquenil
  • Topamax
Patient was hospitalized.

Memory Impairment, Cerebrovascular Accident, Visual Acuity Reduced, Cerebral Infarction, Cognitive Disorder
Adverse event was reported on Apr 26, 2011 by a Female taking Lactaid (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , 53 years of age, weighting 250.0 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lactaid side effects: memory impairment, cerebrovascular accident, visual acuity reduced, cerebral infarction, cognitive disorder.
Associated medications used:
  • Calcium Carbonate
  • Atacand Hct
  • Glipizide (5 Mg, Bid)
  • Vitamin E
  • Lotrel
  • Metformin (500 Mg, Bid)
  • Clarinex (5 Mg, Qd)
  • Astelin (Unk Unk, Prn)
Patient was hospitalized.

Lipids Increased, Oropharyngeal Pain, Fatigue, Back Pain, Rhinorrhoea
on Dec 01, 2010 Female from UNITED STATES , 15 years of age, was treated with Lactaid. Patient felt the following Lactaid side effects: lipids increased, oropharyngeal pain, fatigue, back pain, rhinorrhoea. Lactaid dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Vomiting
on Jun 08, 2010 Female from UNITED STATES , child 11 years of age, weighting 59.00 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lactaid Fast Act Mcneil Nutritionals. After Lactaid was administered, patient encountered several Lactaid side effects: vomiting. Lactaid Fast Act Mcneil Nutritionals dosage: 1 Chewable Tablet One Tablet Po, One Evening.

Abdominal Pain Upper, Chest Pain, Chills, Discomfort, Dyspnoea, Fatigue, Malaise, Muscle Spasms
Patient was taking Lactaid Fast Act Ultra Mcneil Nutritionals. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lactaid side effects: abdominal pain upper, chest pain, chills, discomfort, dyspnoea, fatigue, malaise, muscle spasms on Jan 07, 2010 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 42 years of age, weighting 200.0 lb, . Lactaid Fast Act Ultra Mcneil Nutritionals dosage: 1 Pill Every Time W/ Dairy Po.

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Most drugs have a large list of nonsevere or mild adverse effects which do not rule out continued usage. These effects depend on individual sensitivity, and can include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, malaise, vomiting, headache, dermatitis, dry mouth, etc. Check commonly reported side effects . These can be considered a form of pseudo-allergic reaction, as not all users experience these effects; many users experience none at all.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Side Effects reported to FDA: 10

Lactaid safety alerts: No

Reported hospitalizations: 2

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