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General Information on Ammonium Lactate

Generic Name : Ammonium Lactate

Pronunciation : a- MOE- nee- um- LAK- tate

Latest prescription information about Ammonium Lactate. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y56.9 | Therapeutic Classification : Miscellaneous Dermatologicals

Trade Names/Brand Names of Ammonium Lactate

India : 

International : 

Lac-Hydrin, Amlactin, Laclotion, Amlactin Xl Ultravate Pack Ointment, Ultravate Pack Cream And Lotion, Ultravate Pac, Momexin, Amlactin Ap Ultralytic 2, Utralytic, Kerasal Ultra 20

Why is Ammonium Lactate Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a moisturizer, prescribed for dry, scaly, itchy skin normally used along with other medications.  

When should Ammonium Lactate not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Ammonium Lactate?

Topical- Use twice daily or as directed by your physician.

How should Ammonium Lactate be taken?

It comes as a lotion to apply topically twice a day.

What are the warnings and precautions for Ammonium Lactate?

• Avoid application of this medication on your face.

• It may cause skin irritation in people who have fair or sensitive skin.

• Caution needed for pregnant women because it is harmful to unborn baby.

• Do not apply on inflamed or broken skin.

• It may be more sensitive to the sun. Avoid prolonged sun exposure, use a sunscreen and wear protective clothing when outdoors.

What are the side effects of Ammonium Lactate?

Mild skin peeling or dryness, redness, stinging, irritation, discoloration, darkening of the skin.

What are the other precautions for Ammonium Lactate?

Wash your hand properly after applying this lotion.

What are the storage conditions for Ammonium Lactate?

Store it at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

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