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Sacrosidase Side Effects

For the Consumer

Applies to sacrosidase: oral solution

As well as its needed effects, sacrosidase may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.

Major Side Effects

If any of the following side effects occur while taking sacrosidase, check with your doctor immediately:

Incidence not known:
  • Chest pain
  • increase in heart rate
  • itching
  • nervousness
  • rapid breathing
  • rash
  • swelling of the face, tongue, and throat
  • wheezing or troubled breathing

Minor Side Effects

Some sacrosidase side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:

Less common:
  • Abdominal or stomach pain
  • confusion
  • constipation
  • decreased urination
  • diarrhea
  • dizziness
  • dry mouth
  • fainting
  • headache
  • increased thirst
  • lightheadedness
  • nausea and vomiting
  • sleeplessness
  • sunken eyes
  • thirst
  • trouble with sleeping
  • unable to sleep
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • wrinkled skin

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to sacrosidase: oral solution


Common (1% to 10%): Abdominal pain, vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, constipation[Ref]


Common (1% to 10%): Serious hypersensitivity reaction including wheezing[Ref]


Common (1% to 10%): Dehydration[Ref]

Nervous system

Common (1% to 10%): Headache, nervousness[Ref]


The most commonly reported side effects were abdominal pain and vomiting.[Ref]


Common (1% to 10%): Insomnia[Ref]


1. "Product Information. Sucraid (sacrosidase)." Orphan Medical, Minnetonka, MN.

It is possible that some side effects of sacrosidase may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

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