Sucraid Generic Name & Formulations
Sacrosidase 8500 IU/mL; oral soln.
Soln (118mL)—2 bottles (w. measuring scoops)
Oral replacement therapy of the genetically determined sucrase deficiency, which is part of congenital sucrase-isomaltase deficiency.
Sucraid Dosage and Administration
<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.
Hypersensitivity to yeast, glycerin, papain.
Sucraid Boxed Warnings
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).
Do not reconstitute or consume with fruit juice; acidity reduces enzyme activity.
Sucraid Adverse Reactions
Abdominal pain, GI upset, constipation, insomnia, headache, nervousness, dehydration; rare: wheezing.
Sucraid Clinical Trials
Sucraid Patient Counseling