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Lactaid drops 15.5 should be used as prescribed by your health professional. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
As recommended, 15 drops will be enough to hydrolyse all the lactose present in 1 L of milk. This medicine is administered orally. Use it with a meal or dairy product. Lactaid drops are safe and sound to use every day, for every meal and every snack.
The active ingredients is Lactase (b-D-galactosidase derived from Kluyveromyces lactis yeast). The non-medicinal ingredients are Glycerin and water.
Before using Lactaid drops, don't forget to tell your health practitioner if you are suffering from any allergies. The inactive ingredients include products that might cause an allergic reaction.
Avoid if you are suffering from phenylketonuria as some of the products may contain aspartame. If you have any health problem, consult with your health practitioner before using the product. Before having any surgery, inform your doctor or dentist that you are using this product.
Lactase seems to be safe for the majority of the people. No side effects have been seen with Lactaid drops. However, irritation in eye may occur for some.