Lac-Hydrin specially formulates 12% lactic acid, neutralized with ammonium hydroxide, as
ammonium lactate to provide a lotion pH of 4.5-5.5.
Lac-Hydrin is indicated for the treatment of dry, scaly skin (xerosis) and ichthyosis vulgaris and for
temporary relief of itching associated with these conditions.
- This medication is for external use only. Avoid contact with eyes, lips, or mucous membranes.
- 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 transient 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.
During treatment with Lac-Hydrin Lotion 12%, sun exposure should be minimized or avoided.
The use of Lac-Hydrin Lotion should be discontinued if hypersensitivity is observed.
For external use only. Stinging or burning may occur when applied to skin with fissures, erosions or
that is otherwise abraded (for example, after shaving the legs).
Caution is advised when used on the face because of the potential for irritation.
The potential for post-inflammatory hypo- or hyperpigmentation has not been studied.
Lac-Hydrin (ammonium lactate) Lotion, contains lactic acid 12% and the following ingredients:
Cetyl alcohol, fragrance, glycerin, glyceryl stearate, laureth-4, light mineral oil, magnesium
aluminum silicate, methylcellulose, methyl- and propylparabens, PEG-100 stearate, polyoxyl 40
stearate, propylene glycol and water.