Can I just use a sunscreen after I apply the lotion???
"Lac-Hydrin Lotion may cause increased sensitivity to the sun. Avoid exposure to the sun, sunlamps, or tanning booths until you know how you react to Lac-Hydrin Lotion. Use a sunscreen or protective clothing if you must be outside for a prolonged period."
Source (read under important safety info):
As per drugs.com:
How to use Lac-Hydrin Lotion:
Use Lac-Hydrin Lotion as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
•Apply Lac-Hydrin Lotion to the affected area and rub in thoroughly twice daily or as directed by your health care provider.
•Wash your hands immediately after using Lac-Hydrin Lotion, unless your hands are part of the treated area.
•If you miss a dose of Lac-Hydrin Lotion, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not use 2 doses at once.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Lac-Hydrin Lotion.
Important safety information:
•Lac-Hydrin Lotion may cause stinging or burning when applied to cracked or scraped skin (eg, after shaving).
•Lac-Hydrin Lotion is for external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes, lips, or mucous membranes.
•Lac-Hydrin Lotion may cause irritation. Use caution when applying Lac-Hydrin Lotion to the face.
•Lac-Hydrin Lotion may be harmful if swallowed. If you or someone you know may have taken Lac-Hydrin Lotion by mouth, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
•Overuse of topical products may worsen your condition.
•Lac-Hydrin Lotion may cause increased sensitivity to the sun. Avoid exposure to the sun, sunlamps, or tanning booths until you know how you react to Lac-Hydrin Lotion. Use a sunscreen or protective clothing if you must be outside for a prolonged period.
•PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you plan on becoming pregnant, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Lac-Hydrin Lotion during pregnancy. It is unknown if Lac-Hydrin Lotion is excreted in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you are using Lac-Hydrin Lotion, check with your doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby.
Possible side effects of Lac-Hydrin Lotion:
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Mild, temporary burning, irritation, peeling, redness, sensitivity, or stinging.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); severe or prolonged burning, peeling, redness, stinging, sensitivity, or irritation; worsening of condition.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.
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