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Dairy Digest Side Effects

Generic Name: lactase

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of lactase. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Dairy Digest.

For the Consumer

Applies to lactase: chewable tablets

Other dosage forms:

When used in small doses, no COMMON side effects have been reported with lactase (the active ingredient contained in Dairy Digest) chewable tablets. Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking lactase:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue).

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to lactase: oral capsule, oral liquid, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable


In general, side effects have not been reported with the use of lactase (the active ingredient contained in Dairy Digest) [Ref]


1. "Product Information. Lactaid (lactase)." McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Fort Washington, PA.

Not all side effects for Dairy Digest may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

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