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Family Circle Magazine Features AmLactin(R) in Article on Managing Dry Skin Associated With Keratosis Pilaris

Thursday, September 17, 2009 General News J E 4
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MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 31 The August edition of Family Circle exclusively mentioned the role AmLactin(R) Moisturizing Body Lotion can play in managing dry skin associated with the genetic skin condition, Keratosis Pilaris. The Family Circle Health Section spotlighted that 40% of women have symptoms, like little red bumps on their upper arms, which is a symptom of Keratosis Pilaris.

To help individuals find out more about dry skin and KP, AmLactin(R) recently launched www.littleredbumps.com, a website devoted to helping manage the dry skin associated with Keratosis Pilaris. The site also offers visitors valuable coupons for the AmLactin(R) family of moisturizers, including AmLactin(R), AmLactin XL(R) and AmLactin(R) Foot Cream Therapy. For more information, visit www.littleredbumps.com.

About Keratosis Pilaris and littleredbumps.com

There is no cure for Keratosis Pilaris (KP) and the cause remains unknown, however it tends to run in families(1). People with KP may experience flesh-colored or red bumps around hair follicles on the upper arms, thighs, buttocks, and cheeks, extremely dry skin and, in some cases, itching(1,2). It is important to be aware that other medical conditions can mimic KP, so people with these symptoms should visit a doctor to confirm a diagnosis.

Littleredbumps.com and The AmLactin(R) family of moisturizers are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any medical condition. Some skin conditions may be worsened by moisturizers, so people should always follow their doctor's skin care recommendations.

AmLactin(R)

The AmLactin(R) family of moisturizers is the number one dermatologist and podiatrist recommended brand of moisturizers(3,4) and are readily available without a prescription at fine retailers nationwide and online. For more information, visit www.amlactin.com.

Upsher-Smith

Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. is a rapidly-growing pharmaceutical company that manufactures and markets both prescription and consumer products. Upsher-Smith prides itself on providing safe, effective and economical therapies to the ever-challenged healthcare environment. For more information, visit www.upsher-smith.com.

(1) Nili, A. Keratosis Pilaris. September 2008. http://www.emedicine.medscape.com

(2) www.aad.org/public/publications/pamphlets/skin_dry.html

(3) Most recommended moisturizing product for rough, dry skin. Omnibus Study. Dermatology Times. 2008.

(4) Kloos Donoghue S. Podiatry management annual practice survey. Podiatry Management. February 2009.

SOURCE Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc.
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