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Pizensy Side Effects

Generic name: lactitol

Note: This document contains side effect information about lactitol. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Pizensy.

Applies to lactitol: oral powder for reconstitution


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


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


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

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


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


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


Postmarketing reports: Hypersensitivity reactions[Ref]


Postmarketing reports: Pruritus, rash[Ref]


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

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

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jul 15, 2021.

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1. "Product Information. Pizensy (lactitol)." Braintree Laboratories, Braintree, MA.

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