What is Sucraid used for? Sucraid oral solution is used as a
replacement for patients who do not have the enzymes needed to properly break down and
absorb sucrose (table sugar) and isomaltose (a type of starch) in the intestines.
should not take Sucraid? You should not take Sucraid if
you are allergic to:
- Yeast products
- Glycerin (glycerol)
Special Warning(s) for Sucraid:
Sucraid may cause an allergic reaction in some people. Your doctor may have you
take your first and second doses while in the office to observe how your body reacts, or
you may be tested in advance to check your sensitivity to the drug. At any time, if you
notice any swelling of the face, wheezing or difficulty breathing, stop taking Sucraid and
seek emergency medical help right away.
General Precautions with Sucraid:
Tell your health care provider if you are allergic to or have ever had a
reaction to yeast, yeast products, or glycerin (glycerol). If you have diabetes, your
health care provider will want to discuss adjustments to your diet plan since using
Sucraid can cause sucrose (table sugar) to be absorbed by the body and cause changes in
blood sugar levels.
Your health care provider may want you to limit starch in your diet to help
reduce symptoms even more.
What are some possible side effects of Sucraid? (This is NOT
a complete list of side effects reported with Sucraid. Your health care provider can
discuss with you a more complete list of side effects.)
- Stomach ache
- Difficulty sleeping
For more detailed information about Sucraid, ask your health care provider.