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  • Ammonium Lactate 12% Topical

  • Ammonium Lactate 12% Topical

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    Pronounced

    "a-MOE-nee-um LAK-tate"

    Common brand names:

    Lac-Hydrin

    Uses

    This medication is used to treat dry, scaly skin conditions (e.g., xerosis, ichthyosis vulgaris) and can also help relieve itching from these conditions. This medication works by increasing the moisture in the skin.

    How to Use This Medication

    If you are using the lotion, shake the bottle well before using.

    Apply a thin layer of this medication to the affected areas of the skin, usually twice daily or as directed by your doctor. Rub the medication thoroughly into the skin.

    Be careful to avoid your eyes, lips, inside your mouth/nose, the vaginal area, and any areas of broken skin. Stinging or burning may occur when this medication is applied on the face, on chapped skin, or on a recently shaved area of the skin. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.

    Inform your doctor if your skin condition does not improve or worsens.

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