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Lactose Intolerance (Intolerance, Lactose) Summary

Description: The condition resulting from the absence or deficiency of LACTASE in the MUCOSA cells of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, and the inability to break down LACTOSE in milk for ABSORPTION. Bacterial fermentation of the unabsorbed lactose leads to symptoms that range from a mild indigestion (DYSPEPSIA) to severe DIARRHEA. Lactose intolerance may be an inborn error or acquired.

Also Known As: Intolerance, Lactose; Malabsorption, Lactose; Lactose Malabsorption

Networked: 730 relevant articles (38 outcomes, 83 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Lactose Intolerance

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Lactose : 20 outcomes 42 studies in 349 results : FDA 3 Generic
  2. Lactase : 6 outcomes 15 studies in 165 results : IBA
  3. Hydrogen : 6 outcomes 13 studies in 153 results : IBA
  4. Calcium : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 59 results : IBA
  5. beta-Galactosidase (Lactaid) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 27 results : IBA
  6. Milk Proteins (Milk Protein) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 19 results : IBA
  7. Lactulose (Duphalac) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 19 results : FDA 31 Generic
  8. Cholesterol : 2 outcomes in 13 results : IBA
  9. Loperamide (Imodium) : 2 outcomes in 3 results : FDA 30 Generic
  10. Fructose : 1 outcome 2 studies in 21 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Lactose Intolerance

  1. Diarrhea
  2. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Syndrome, Irritable Bowel)
  3. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (Inflammatory Bowel Disease)
  4. Crohn Disease (Crohn's Disease)
  5. Colonic Neoplasms (Colon Cancer)
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Key Therapies for Lactose Intolerance

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  1. Enzyme Replacement Therapy : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 study in 9 results
  3. Radiotherapy : 1 study in 2 results
  4. Fluid Therapy (Oral Rehydration Therapy) : 1 study in 2 results
  5. Therapeutics : 1 study in 1 result
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