Lactose Intolerance

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What is Lactose Intolerance?

Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest lactose, which is a type of sugar found in milk and other dairy products.

What is it like to have Lactose Intolerance?

Common symptoms How bad it is What people are taking for it
Amphetamine-Dextroamphetamine, Modafinil, Multivitamins
Lorazepam, Citalopram, Clonazepam
Duloxetine, Lamotrigine, Bupropion
Quetiapine, Trazodone, Amitriptyline
Tramadol, Ibuprofen, Amitriptyline

What do patients take to treat Lactose Intolerance and its symptoms?


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Who has Lactose Intolerance on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 260 patients have this condition
  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 33 say Lactose Intolerance is their primary condition

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 11
20s 49
30s 54
40s 73
50s 42
60s 15
70+ 3


Distribution of females vs. males

80% Females
20% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 75
20-29 years 36
30-39 years 35
40-49 years 14
50-59 years 6
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 138
Not Diagnosed 62

These charts show data from Lactose Intolerance patients who have completed their condition history
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