Lac-hydrin Cream

  • Pruritus and dry skin

Lac-hydrin Cream Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Ammonium lactate (equivalent to 12% lactic acid).

Pharmacological Class


How Supplied

Crm—280g (2 x 140g), 385g
Lotion—225g, 400g


Lac-hydrin Cream Indications


Ichthyosis vulgaris. Dry skin.

Lac-hydrin Cream Dosage and Administration

Adults and Children

<2yrs: not recommended. ≥2yrs: apply to affected area and rub in twice daily.

Lac-hydrin Cream Contraindications

Not Applicable

Lac-hydrin Cream Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Lac-hydrin Cream Warnings/Precautions


Avoid eyes, lips, mucous membranes, exposure to sun or UV light. Pregnancy (Cat.B for cream; Cat.C for lotion). Nursing mothers.

Lac-hydrin Cream Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Lac-hydrin Cream Interactions

Lac-hydrin Cream Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Transient stinging/burning (esp. on broken skin), irritation (esp. on face), rash, peeling, eczema, petechiae, dryness, hyperpigmentation.

Lac-hydrin Cream Clinical Trials

See Literature

Lac-hydrin Cream Note

Not Applicable

Lac-hydrin Cream Patient Counseling

See Literature