Generic Name: Sacrosidase (sak ROE si dase)
Brand Name: Sucraid
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jun 6, 2020.
Uses of Sacrosidase:
- It is used to treat sucrase deficiency.
What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take Sacrosidase?
- If you have an allergy to sacrosidase or any other part of sacrosidase.
- If you are allergic to sacrosidase; any part of sacrosidase; or any other drugs, foods, or substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had.
- If you have a glycerin, papain, or yeast allergy, talk with your doctor.
This medicine may interact with other drugs or health problems.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take sacrosidase with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.
What are some things I need to know or do while I take Sacrosidase?
- Tell all of your health care providers that you take sacrosidase. This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
- Allergic reactions have happened with sacrosidase. You will need to be sure that you are near health care providers before you take your first and second doses. If you have questions, talk with your doctor.
- If you have high blood sugar (diabetes), sacrosidase may sometimes raise blood sugar. Talk with your doctor about how to keep your blood sugar under control.
- Follow the diet plan that your doctor told you about.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using sacrosidase while you are pregnant.
- Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.
How is this medicine (Sacrosidase) best taken?
Use sacrosidase as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.
- Take with meals and snacks.
- Mix with 2 to 4 ounces (60 to 120 mL) of water, milk, or formula.
- Avoid taking sacrosidase with fruit juice.
- Do not mix sacrosidase in warm or hot drinks.
- Take about 1/2 of the dose at the start of the meal or snack. Take the rest of the dose during the meal or snack.
- Wash and dry the scoop after each use. Do not store it in the bottle.
- Put the cap back on after you are done using your dose.
- Keep taking sacrosidase as you have been told by your doctor or other health care provider, even if you feel well.
What do I do if I miss a dose?
- Skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time.
- Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?
What are some other side effects of Sacrosidase?
- Belly pain.
- Throwing up.
If OVERDOSE is suspected:
How do I store and/or throw out Sacrosidase?
- Store in a refrigerator. Do not freeze.
- Protect from light.
- Protect from heat.
- After opening, throw away any part not used after 28 days.
- Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
Consumer information use
- If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
- Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else's drugs.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. Check with your pharmacist. If you have any questions about sacrosidase, please talk with your doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
More about sacrosidase
Other brands: Sucraid