Patients with rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, the Lapp lactase deficiency
or glucose-galactose malabsorption should not take this medicinal product.
has been observed in 30% to 40% of patients with Crohn's disease.
The severity of the symptoms depends on the degree of lactase deficiency
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PRODUCES SYMPTOMS OF LACTOSE INTOLERANCE
These people may have a lactase deficiency
in their small intestine, but their bacteria can break the lactose down, so they don't have symptoms.
The most common form of lactose intolerance in infants is caused by secondary lactase deficiency
, often following gastrointestinal infection precipitating damage to the villi where lactase is produced.
Secondary lactase deficiency
is temporary and could be a result of prolonged intake of antibiotics, or due to intestinal infections or some injury to the small intestine.
Not all people with lactase deficiency
have digestive symptoms, but those who do may have lactose intolerance.
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Neoplasm Lactulose Gastrinoma Sorbitol VIPoma Villous adenoma of rectum Inflammatory Bowel Disease Celiac disease Hyperthyroidism
It can also be the result of the rare congenital lactase deficiency
and secondary hypolactasia caused by atrophy or damage of the small intestine mucosa (1, 2).
1969) and, lactose intolerance in individuals with lactase deficiency
(Dahlqvist et al.