SUCRAID Rx

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SUCRAID

Digestive and biliary disorders
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Sacrosidase 8500 IU/mL; oral soln.

Company:

QOL Medical, LLC

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Indications for SUCRAID:

Oral replacement therapy of the genetically determined sucrase deficiency, which is part of congenital sucrase-isomaltase deficiency.

Adult:

Not applicable.

Children:

<5months: not recommended. ≥5months: ≤15kg: 8500 IU per meal or snack. >15kg: 17000 IU per meal or snack. Dilute dose with 2–4 ounces of water, milk, or infant formula. Serve cold or at room temp; do not warm up or heat liquid before or after addition of Sucraid. Give half the dose at the beginning of the meal/snack and the remainder during meal/snack.

Contraindications:

Hypersensitivity to yeast, glycerin, papain.

Warnings/Precautions:

Administer initial dose near facility where acute hypersensitivity reactions can be treated; discontinue if hypersensitivity occurs. Diabetes. Evaluate for dietary starch restriction. Secondary disaccharidase deficiencies. Pregnancy (Cat. C).

Interactions:

Do not reconstitute or consume with fruit juice; acidity reduces enzyme activity.

Pharmacological Class:

Enzyme.

Adverse Reactions:

Abdominal pain, GI upset, constipation, insomnia, headache, nervousness, dehydration; rare: wheezing.

How Supplied:

Soln (118mL)—2 bottles (w. measuring scoops)