Moisturizing and softening dry, scaly skin (xerosis) and ichthyosis vulgaris, and for the temporary relief of itching associated with these conditions.
Lactic Acid Lotion is a humectant. Exactly how it works is unknown but it increases the amount of water in the skin, making it softer and more pliable.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Lactic Acid Lotion. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Lactic Acid Lotion. Because little, if any, of Lactic Acid Lotion is absorbed into the blood, the risk of it interacting with another medicine is low.
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Lactic Acid Lotion may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Lactic Acid Lotion as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Lactic Acid Lotion.
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Mild, temporary burning, irritation, peeling, redness, sensitivity, or stinging.Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); severe or prolonged burning, peeling, redness, stinging, sensitivity, or irritation; worsening of condition.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately. Lactic Acid Lotion may be harmful if swallowed.Proper storage of Lactic Acid Lotion:
Store Lactic Acid Lotion at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Keep Lactic Acid Lotion out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Lactic Acid Lotion. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.