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Generic: sacrosidase
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It is used to treat sucrase deficiency
               



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What is this medicine?

SACROSIDASE is used to treat sucrase deficiency. This is part of a genetic condition known as congenital sucrase- isomaltase deficiency (CSID).

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to sacrosidase, yeast, glycerin, papain, or other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast- feeding

How should I use this medicine?

Take this medicine by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Each dose must be diluted with 2 to 4 ounces of water, milk, or infant formula. Use the specially marked measuring scoop that is provided with your medicine. The beverage or infant formula should be served cold or at room temperature. Do not heat the solution, mix it with hot liquids, or mix or consume with acidic beverages such as fruit juice. This can cause your medicine to not work properly. Take this medicine with food. Take half of each dose at the start of the meal or snack and take the other half during the meal or snack. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for selected conditions, precautions do apply.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose before a meal, take it as soon as you finish your meal. If it is almost time for your next meal, take only one dose with that meal. Do not take double or extra doses.

What may interact with this medicine?

  • acarbose
  • miglitol

What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Your doctor or health care professional will check to make sure the medicine is working properly for you.

               
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