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Lactaid Fast Act Caplets and Chewable Tablets (McNeil Consumer)



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  • Description:    Each serving size (3 caplets) of LACTAID® Original Strength contains 9000 FCC (Food Chemical Codex) units of lactase enzyme (derived from Aspergillus oryzae ).

    Each serving size (2 caplets) of LACTAID® Extra Strength contains 9000 FCC units of lactase enzyme (derived from Aspergillus oryzae ).

    Each serving size (1 caplet) of LACTAID® Ultra Caplet contains 9000 FCC units of lactase enzyme (derived from Aspergillus oryzae ).

    Each serving size (1 tablet) of LACTAID® Ultra Chewable Tablet contains 9000 FCC units of lactase enzyme (derived from Aspergillus oryzae ).

    Each serving size (1 caplet) of LACTAID® Fast Act Caplet contains 9000 FCC units of lactase enzyme (derived from Aspergillus oryzae ).

    Each serving size (1 tablet) of LACTAID® Fast Act Chewable Tablet contains 9000 FCC units of lactase enzyme (derived from Aspergillus oryzae ).

    LACTAID® is the original lactase dietary supplement that makes milk and dairy foods more digestible for individuals with lactose intolerance. LACTAID® lactase enzyme hydrolyzes lactose into two digestible simple sugars: glucose and galactose. LACTAID® Caplets/Chewable Tablets are taken orally for in vivo hydrolysis of lactose.

    Actions:    LACTAID® Caplets/Chewable Tablets work by providing the enzyme that hydrolyzes the milk sugar lactose (disaccharide) into the two monosaccharides, glucose and galactose.

    Uses:    LACTAID® Supplements help prevent the gas, bloating, or diarrhea that many people may experience after eating foods containing dairy. *


    *This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

    Directions:    Original Strength: Swallow 3 caplets with your first bite of dairy foods to help prevent symptoms. Extra Strength: Swallow 2 caplets with your first bite of dairy foods to help prevent synptoms. Ultra Caplets: Take 1 caplet with your first bite of dairy foods to help prevent symptoms. You may have to take more than 1 caplet, but no more than 2 at a time. Ultra Chewables: Chew 1 chewable tablet with your first bite of dairy foods to help prevent symptoms. You may have to take more than 1 chewable tablet but no more than 2 at a time. Fast Act Caplets: Swallow 1 caplet with your first bite of dairy foods. If necessary, you may swallow 2 caplets at one time. If you continue to eat foods containing dairy after 30-45 minutes, we recommend taking another caplet. Fast Act Chewable Tablets: Chew 1 tablet with your first bite of dairy foods. If necessary, you may take 2 chewable tablets at one time. If you continue to eat foods containing dairy after 30-45 minutes, we recommend taking another chewable tablet.

    Warnings:    Consult your doctor if your symptoms continue after using the product or if your symptoms are unusual and seem unrelated to eating dairy. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use if carton is open or if printed plastic neckwrap is broken or if single serve packet is open.

    LACTAID® Ultra Chewable Tablets: Phenylketonurics Contains: Phenylalanine.

    Ingredients:    LACTAID® Original Strength Caplets: Lactase Enzyme (9000 FCC Lactase units/3 caplets), Mannitol, Cellulose, Sodium Citrate, Magnesium Stearate.

    LACTAID® Extra Strength Caplets: Lactase Enzyme (9000 FCC Lactase units/2 caplets), Mannitol, Cellulose, Sodium Citrate, Magnesium Stearate.

    LACTAID® Ultra Caplets:   Lactase Enzyme (9000 FCC Lactase units/Caplet), Cellulose, Sodium Citrate, Magnesium Stearate, Colloidal Silicon Dioxide.

    LACTAID® Ultra Chewable Tablets: Lactase Enzyme (9000 FCC Lactase units/tablet), Mannitol, Cellulose, Sodium Citrate, Magnesium Stearate, Natural and Artificial Flavor, Citric Acid, Acesulfame K, Aspartame.

    LACTAID® Fast Act Chewable Tablets:    Lactase Enzyme (9000 FCC Lactase units/tablet), Mannitol, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Croscarmellose Sodium, Crospovidone, Magnesium Stearate, Natural and Artificial Flavor, Citric Acid, Sucralose.

    LACTAID® Fast Act Caplets:    Lactase Enzyme (9000 FCC Lactase units/caplet), Microcrystalline Cellulose, Croscarmellose Sodium, Crospovidone, Magnesium Stearate, Colloidal Silicon Dioxide.

    How Supplied:    LACTAID® Original Strength Caplets are available in bottles of 120 count. Store at or below room temperature (below 77°F) but do not refrigerate. Keep away from heat. LACTAID® Extra Strength Caplets are available in bottles of 50 count. Store at or below room temperature (below 77°F) but do not refrigerate. Keep away from heat. LACTAID® Ultra Caplets are available in single serve packets in 12, 32, 60 and 90 count packages. Store at or below 86°F. Keep away from heat. LACTAID® Ultra Chewable Tablets are available in single serve packets of 32 and 60 counts. Store at or below room temperature (below 77°F), but do not refrigerate. Keep away from heat and moisture.

    LACTAID® Caplets and LACTAID® Ultra Chewable Tablets are certified kosher from the Orthodox Union.

    Also available: 100% lactose-free Lactaid Milk.








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