Generic name: Ammonium Lactate
Lac-Hydrin is used in the treatment of dry, scaly skin, including the genetic condition called ichthyosis vulgaris. Available in cream and lotion form, the drug moisturizes the skin and breaks up the scales. Lactic acid is an alpha-hydroxy acid. It is a normal constituent of tissues and blood.
Uses of Lac-Hydrin
Side Effects of Lac-Hydrin
Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe to continue using Lac-Hydrin. Side effects may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Lac-Hydrin:
Drug Interaction :- Avoid the use of other topical medications at the same time as ammonium lactate unless your doctor approves. Other skin medications may affect the absorption or effectiveness of ammonium lactate.
Lac-Hydrin is relatively non-toxic and an overdose is unlikely. Nevertheless, if you suspect a problem, don't hesitate to check with your doctor.
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