Lac Hydrin

Lac Hydrin

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Side Effects & Adverse Reactions

Sun exposure to areas of the skin treated with Lac-Hydrin Cream should be minimized or avoided (see PRECAUTIONS section).The use of Lac-Hydrin Cream should be discontinued if any hypersensitivity is observed.

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Lac-Hydrin Cream is indicated for the treatment of ichthyosis vulgaris and xerosis.


There is currently no drug history available for this drug.

Other Information

*Lac-Hydrin is a formulation of 12% lactic acid neutralized with ammonium hydroxide, as ammonium lactate with a pH of 4.4-5.4. Lac-Hydrin® 12% (ammonium lactate) Cream also contains cetyl alcohol, glycerin, glyceryl stearate, laureth-4, light mineral oil, magnesium aluminum silicate, methylcellulose, methyl and propyl parabens, PEG-100 stearate, polyoxyl 40 stearate, propylene glycol and water. Lactic acid is a racemic mixture of 2-hydroxypropanoic acid and has the following structural formula:

This is the structural formula

Lac Hydrin Manufacturers

  • Ranbaxy Laboratories Inc.
    Lac Hydrin Cream (Ammonium Lactate) Cream [Ranbaxy Laboratories Inc.]

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