Treating mild to severe forms of dry, scaly skin.
Lactic Acid Cream 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 Cream. 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 Cream. Because little, if any, of Lactic Acid Cream 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 Cream 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 Cream 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 Cream.
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:
Burning; dry skin; flushing; irritation; itching; rash; stinging.Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); 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 Cream may be harmful if swallowed.Proper storage of Lactic Acid Cream:
Store at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Keep Lactic Acid Cream 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 Cream. 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.