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Name of the generic: lactase (pronounced “LAK-tase”). LAK-tase [LAK-tase]
Names of brands: Dairy Ease, Lactaid, Lactaid Fast Act, Lactaid Ultra, Lac-Dose, Lactrase, Surelac
Drug class: digestive enzymes

There is no evidence that the SureLac brand name has been taken off the market across the U.S. If the product is available in generic form and is approved by the FDA, it is possible that there are similar generic versions available.

What is Surelac?

Surelac, an enzyme that assists your body in breaking down lactose from dairy products, If you're lactose-intolerant, consumption of dairy products could cause gas, stomach pain, bloating, or diarrhea.

Surelac is a supplement to your diet that may help to prevent these symptoms in those with lactose intolerance who drink milk or other dairy products. It isn't known for certain if Surelac can be effective for treating medical conditions of any kind. Medical use of this product is not accepted by the FDA. This medication is not recommended to replace the medication recommended by your physician.

Surelac is typically advertised as a nutritional supplement. There are no controlled manufacturing standards for supplements, and certain products have been discovered to be contaminated by harmful metals or other substances. Dietary supplements must be bought from a reputable source to reduce the risk of contamination.

Surelac could also be used to fulfill other functions not mentioned in this product guide.

Side effects of Surelac

Contact a medical professional immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, such as symptoms of hives, difficulty breathing, and swelling of your lips, face, and tongue, The less serious side effects could be more likely, or there may be no side effects whatsoever.

This isn't a complete list of possible side effects, and others could happen. Contact your doctor to seek medical advice on the effects. You can report any side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Similar/related drugs

Lactaid, lactase, Lactaid Fast Act, and Lactaid Ultra


Follow the directions on the label and in the package. Make sure you use the product exactly as indicated.

Before taking this medication

The product could contain phenylalanine. It could be harmful if you suffer from the condition known as phenylketonuria (PKU). Consult a pharmacist, doctor, or other healthcare professional to determine if it's safe to take this medication in the event of any other medical ailments. Don't give Surelac to children less than 4 years old.

Talk to your doctor before taking this product if you are breastfeeding or pregnant.

How to take Surelac?

If you are considering taking supplements, you should consider consulting your physician. It is also possible to consult someone who has received training on the use of herbal and health supplements. If you decide to use Surelac, make sure you use it as per the instructions on the packaging or as recommended by your pharmacist, doctor, or any other healthcare professional. Don't use more than what is indicated on the package.

Take Surelac immediately after the first bite or sips of any dairy product that you consume. It is possible to take this medication each day with every meal and snack that has dairy. When you consume too many dairy items within 30–45 minutes, drink Surelac once more.

Contact your physician if you continue to experience the symptoms associated with lactose insensitivity or if your symptoms become more severe when you use this product. Keep at room temperature, away from heat and moisture. Don't refrigerate.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Dose as quickly as you can, at the start of eating or having a snack. Do not take more than two doses at once.

What happens if I overdose?

An overdose of Surelac is not likely to trigger serious reactions.

What should be avoided?

Be careful not to take your dosage at the wrong time or when you are eating meals that contain dairy products, or it could become less effective.

Interaction with other drugs

Other drugs can also influence Surelac. Other medications can affect Surelac, including prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal products. Inform your physician about any other medications you take.