Drug Index

Ammonium Lactate

 
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Mechanism :

Alpha hydroxy acids & their salts are felt to act as humectants when applied on skin, thus increasing skin moisture and it also decreases epidermal keratinization.


Indication :

• Ichthyosis Vulgaris

• Xerosis


Contraindications :

Hypersensitivity.

Caution to be exercised when using it over skin abrasions and for use on the face.


Dosing :

<12 years: Safety and efficacy not established.

>12 years: Apply on the affected area and rub thoroughly every 12 hours.


Adverse Effect :

Hypersensitivity, erythema, transient burning/stinging, peeling, dry skin, itching, ocular stinging, hyperpigmentation.


Interaction :

No serious drug interactions however caution is advised when using multiple medications.


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