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General Information on Lactic acid

Generic Name : Lactic acid

Pronunciation : LACK-tick ASS-id

Latest prescription information about Lactic acid. 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.
Therapeutic Classification : Hypoglycemic Agents

Why is Lactic acid Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a chemical compound, prescribed for dry skin (Xerosis). The cream works by increasing the water content in the skin making the skin softer.  

When should Lactic acid not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Lactic acid?

Apply this lotion over the affected area and rub the area thoroughly twice daily or as directed by your physician.

How should Lactic acid be taken?

It comes as a gel, cream and lotion to apply topically.

What are the warnings and precautions for Lactic acid?

• For external use only.

• Caution needed for patients with history of any allergy; pregnancy and lactation.

What are the side effects of Lactic acid?

  Skin: Stinging, burning, irritation, itching and redness.

What are the other precautions for Lactic acid?

Wash your hands thoroughly after applying this medication.

What are the storage conditions for Lactic acid?

Store it at room temperature.

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