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Lac-Hydrin Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Lac-Hydrin is used in the treatment of dry, scaly skin, such as genetic condition known as ichthyosis vulgaris. Lactic acid is an alpha-hydroxy acid.

Lac-Hydrin Dosage

  • The usual starting dosage is rubbing Lac-Hydrin into the affected areas twice a day.

Uses of Lac-Hydrin

  • This medication is used to treat dry, itchy, or scaly skin conditions.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Lac-Hydrin

Before taken Lac-Hydrin medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor.  If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Lac-Hydrin. Side effects may include:

  • Burning
  • Dryness
  • Eczema
  • Irritation
  • Itching
  • Peeling
  • Rash
  • Skin discoloration

Warnings and precautions before taking Lac-Hydrin:

  • You should be used Lac-Hydrin only on the skin. You should also be avoided contact with eyes, lips, or mucous membranes.
  • If the skin condition worsens, then you should stop using Lac-Hydrin and call your doctor immediately.
  • If you are using Lac-Hydrin, then it may cause stinging and burning when applied to raw or broken skin. So you should be used this medicine with caution when you apply it to the face.
  • This medication may make you more sensitive to the sun. So you should be avoided sun exposure, use a sunscreen.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Lac-Hydrin with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Lac-Hydrin with other medicine. You should also be avoided the use of other topical medications at the same time as ammonium lactate without talking with your doctor.


Lac-Hydrin is relatively non-toxic and an overdose is unlikely. But after taken Lac-Hydrin if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect.

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