Lac-Hydrin Cream Side Effects Center

Last updated on RxList: 4/21/2022
Lac-Hydrin Cream Side Effects Center

What Is Lac-Hydrin Cream?

Lac-Hydrin (ammonium lactate) Cream is a moisturizer used to treat dry, scaly, itchy skin. Lac-Hydrin Cream is available in generic form.

What Are Side Effects of Lac-Hydrin Cream?

Common side effects of Lac-Hydrin Cream include:

  • skin stinging,
  • burning,
  • redness,
  • peeling,
  • dryness,
  • irritation,
  • bruising or other discoloration, or
  • darkening of treated skin

Dosage for Lac-Hydrin Cream

Apply a dose of Lac-Hydrin Cream to the affected areas and rub in thoroughly. Use twice daily or as directed by a physician.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Lac-Hydrin Cream?

It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on topically applied Lac-Hydrin Cream. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor all prescription and over-the-counter medications and supplements you use.

Lac-Hydrin Cream During Pregnancy or Breastfeeding

During pregnancy, Lac-Hydrin Cream should be used only when prescribed. It is unknown if this medication passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Additional Information

Our Lac-Hydrin (ammonium lactate) Cream Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Lac-Hydrin Cream Consumer Information

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using ammonium lactate topical and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • severe redness or stinging where the medicine was applied.

Common side effects may include:

  • mild dryness or skin irritation after use; or
  • bruising of discoloration of treated skin.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Lac-Hydrin Cream Professional Information

SIDE EFFECTS

In controlled clinical trials of patients with ichthyosis vulgaris, the most frequent adverse reactions in patients treated with Lac-Hydrin Cream (ammonium lactate cream) were rash (including erythema and irritation) and burning/stinging.Each was reported in approximately 10-15% of patients.In addition, itching was reported in approximately 5% of patients.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Lac-Hydrin Cream (Ammonium Lactate Cream)

© Lac-Hydrin Cream Patient Information is supplied by Cerner Multum, Inc. and Lac-Hydrin Cream Consumer information is supplied by First Databank, Inc., used under license and subject to their respective copyrights.

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