What Are The Uses Of Diastase?
Diastase is an enzyme that catalyzes the digestion (breakdown) of starch to maltose. It is used in the treatment of following conditions:
- Pancreatic diseases as such patients cannot digest starch.
- Accumulation of gas in stomach
- For weight loss and fat burn
- Starch and glycogen indigestion
- Malabsorption of nutrients
- To increase function of immune system
What Are The Side Effects Of Diastase?
Diastase is possibly safe, but in some cases like an overdose may cause side effects such as:
- A headache, constipation, stomach pain, gas
- A sore throat, cough
- Stomach upset, diarrhea
Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.
What Are The Contraindications Of Diastase?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Hypersensitivity towards the diastase or any other allergies.
- Intolerance to fructose
- Malabsorption of glucose and galactose or sucrase-isomaltase