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Sucraid

sacrosidase
Sacrosidase is a yeast-based enzyme that replaces an enzyme called sucrase which is normally produced in the body. Sucrase helps the body breakdown and process certain sugars during digestion. In people who lack the sucrase enzyme, sugar can pass into the intestines where it can interact with bacteria. This can cause bloating, gas, stomach pain, and watery diarrhea. Sacrosidase is used to treat sucrase deficiency that occurs in people with congenital sucrase-isomaltase deficiency (CSID). CSID is a genetic enzyme deficiency and sacrosidase Sacrosidase may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
sacrosidase
DRUG TYPE
digestive enzymes

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This medicine sometimes causes a severe allergic reaction. Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

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Sucraid solution 8500 intl units/mL

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