Lacteeze Drops contains lactase enzyme that breaks down lactose milk sugar (in breast and formula milk) into simpler sugars, which may benefit those who have symptoms of lactose intolerance, are lactose intolerant or experience lactase deficiency.
Lactose is a complex sugar found in milk, dairy products, infant formulas and breast milk. Lactase is the enzyme usually produced by our bodies to break down lactose into more simple sugars so our bodies can absorb it.
The immature digestive system of babies can have trouble breaking down the lactose in milk into more simple sugars.
Your doctor or health visitor can tell you more about how this may affect your baby.
Signs your child is lactose intolerant
Loose stools and gas, especially when your child eats dairy products.
Watery diarrhea with gas.
Stomach bloating, gas and nausea.
Skin rash and frequent colds.
Generalized abdominal pain and cramping.
How lactose intolerance works
Lactose is a sugar found in foods that many children love, including milk, ice cream and soft cheeses. It’s also present in some baked goods, salad dressings, sauces, candy and other foods you might not expect. Breast milk and infant formulas contain lactose, too.
Lactose is made up of two simple sugar molecules — glucose and galactose. In order for it to be absorbed by the body, lactose has to be split into its two components by an enzyme called lactase, which is found in the lining of the small intestine.
But for those who are lactose intolerant, the activity of lactase is ineffective, and it’s unable to digest and absorb lactose in the small intestine. The lactose then passes into the large intestine, where it is fermented by gut bacteria. This process produces carbon dioxide and hydrogen, as well as certain byproducts that have a laxative effect.
How to use
They are not taken orally but are added to liquid dairy products to convert the lactose into more easily digestible glucose milk sugars. This conversion process needs to take place before the dairy product is consumed.
Benefits of Lacteeze Drops
Reduces symptoms of colic associated with lactose intolerance.
Enables mothers to continue breast-feeding even when baby is lactose intolerant.
Can be used to make your own lactose-free products.
Can be used in cooking or frozen once the conversion process has taken place.
Lacteeze is all natural, contains no drugs and nothing is absorbed by the body.