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Lactitol Side Effects

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Nov 2, 2022.

Applies to lactitol: oral powder for reconstitution.

General

The most commonly reported side effects included upper respiratory tract infections, flatulence, diarrhea, and increased blood creatinine phosphokinase.[Ref]

Gastrointestinal

Common (1% to 10%): Abdominal distention, abdominal pain, diarrhea, flatulence, severe diarrhea[Ref]

Cardiovascular

Common (1% to 10%): Hypertension/increased blood pressure

Frequency not reported: Blood creatinine phosphokinase myocardial band (MB) increased[Ref]

Musculoskeletal

Common (1% to 10%): Increased blood creatinine phosphokinase[Ref]

Genitourinary

Common (1% to 10%): Urinary tract infection[Ref]

Hypersensitivity

Postmarketing reports: Hypersensitivity reactions[Ref]

Dermatologic

Postmarketing reports: Pruritus, rash[Ref]

Respiratory

Common (1% to 10%): Upper respiratory tract infection

Frequency not reported: Nasopharyngitis, viral upper respiratory tract infection[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Pizensy (lactitol)." Braintree Laboratories (2020):

Further information

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Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.