Patients using Lac-Hydrin Cream (ammonium lactate cream) should receive the following information and instructions:
- This medication is to be used as directed by the physician, and should not be used for any disorder other than for which it was prescribed. It is for external use only. Avoid contact with eyes, lips, or mucous membranes.
- Patients should minimize or avoid use of this product on areas of the skin that may be exposed to natural or artificial sunlight, including the face.If sun exposure is unavoidable, clothing should be worn to protect the skin.
- This medication may cause stinging or burning when applied to skin with fissures, erosions, or abrasions (for example, after shaving the legs).
- If the skin condition worsens with treatment, the medication should be promptly discontinued.
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/18/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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