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Kerasal Ultra 20 cream

Generic Name: urea in ammonium lactate (ue-REE-a/a-MOE-nee-um LAK-tate)
Brand Name: Kerasal Ultra 20

Kerasal Ultra 20 cream is used for:

Treating dry, rough, scaly skin caused by certain conditions (eg, dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema, cracked skin, calluses). It may also be used for certain other skin or nail conditions as determined by your doctor.

Kerasal Ultra 20 cream is a keratolytic. It works by helping the breakdown of dead skin, which helps to loosen and shed hard and scaly skin. It also softens and moisturizes the skin.

Do NOT use Kerasal Ultra 20 cream if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Kerasal Ultra 20 cream

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Kerasal Ultra 20 cream:

Some medical conditions may interact with Kerasal Ultra 20 cream. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

  • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
  • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
  • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
  • if the affected area is broken or severely irritated

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Kerasal Ultra 20 cream. Because little, if any, of Kerasal Ultra 20 cream is absorbed into the blood, the risk of it interacting with another medicine is low.

Ask your health care provider if Kerasal Ultra 20 cream may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Kerasal Ultra 20 cream:

Use Kerasal Ultra 20 cream as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Wash your hands immediately before and after using Kerasal Ultra 20 cream unless your hands are part of the treated area.
  • Wash the affected area with cleanser and warm water. Dry completely.
  • Apply to the affected area as directed. Gently rub into the skin until completely absorbed.
  • Do not apply Kerasal Ultra 20 cream between the toes.
  • If you miss a dose of Kerasal Ultra 20 cream, use it as soon as you remember. Continue to use it as directed by your doctor or on the package label.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Kerasal Ultra 20 cream.

Important safety information:

  • Kerasal Ultra 20 cream is for external use only. Do not get it in your eyes, nose, mouth, or on your lips. If you get Kerasal Ultra 20 cream in your eyes, rinse them right away with cool water.
  • Do not apply to broken or severely irritated skin.
  • Kerasal Ultra 20 cream may cause you to become sunburned more easily. Avoid the sun, sunlamps, or tanning booths until you know how you react to Kerasal Ultra 20 cream. Use a sunscreen or wear protective clothing if you must be outside for more than a short time.
  • Talk with your doctor before you use any other medicines or cleansers on your skin.
  • PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: It is not known if Kerasal Ultra 20 cream can cause harm to the fetus. If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Kerasal Ultra 20 cream while you are pregnant. It is not known if this medicine is found in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you use Kerasal Ultra 20 cream, check with your doctor. Discuss any possible risks to your baby.

Possible side effects of Kerasal Ultra 20 cream:

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, itching, irritation, or stinging at the application site.

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); redness; severe or persistent burning or irritation.

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.

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediately. Kerasal Ultra 20 cream may be harmful if swallowed.

Proper storage of Kerasal Ultra 20 cream:

Store Kerasal Ultra 20 cream at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat and light. Keep Kerasal Ultra 20 cream out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information:

  • If you have any questions about Kerasal Ultra 20 cream, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
  • Kerasal Ultra 20 cream is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people.
  • If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor.
  • Check with your pharmacist about how to dispose of unused medicine.

This information should not be used to decide whether or not to take Kerasal Ultra 20 cream or any other medicine. Only your health care provider has the knowledge and training to decide which medicines are right for you. This information does not endorse any medicine as safe, effective, or approved for treating any patient or health condition. This is only a brief summary of general information about Kerasal Ultra 20 cream. It does NOT include all information about the possible uses, directions, warnings, precautions, interactions, adverse effects, or risks that may apply to Kerasal Ultra 20 cream. This information is not specific medical advice and does not replace information you receive from your health care provider. You must talk with your healthcare provider for complete information about the risks and benefits of using Kerasal Ultra 20 cream.

Review Date: August 8, 2016

Disclaimer: This information should not be used to decide whether or not to take this medicine or any other medicine. Only your health care provider has the knowledge and training to decide which medicines are right for you. This information does not endorse any medicine as safe, effective, or approved for treating any patient or health condition. This is only a brief summary of general information about this medicine. It does NOT include all information about the possible uses, directions, warnings, precautions, interactions, adverse effects, or risks that may apply to this medicine. This information is not specific medical advice and does not replace information you receive from your health care provider. You must talk with your healthcare provider for complete information about the risks and benefits of using this medicine.

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