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Topical emollients

Other names: emollients, moisturizers, topical moisturizers

What are Topical emollients?

Topical emollients are creams, lotions, or ointments that contain ingredients that soothe and soften the skin. The word emollient means a preparation that softens the skin. Another name for an emollient is a moisturizer.

Occlusive emollients such as lanolin, emulsifying ointment, and liquid paraffin work by covering the skin with a protective film, preventing water loss. Humectant emollients contain ingredients such as urea, glycerol, propylene glycol or lactic acid that attract and hold water in the top layer of skin. Some emollients may contain ingredients to reduce itching or prevent infection.

Topical emollients can be used on a daily basis to improve skin hydration in people prone to dry skin. They may also be used in the treatment of skin conditions characterized by dryness or scaliness, such as eczema or psoriasis. Regular use may lessen the use of active topical treatments such as topical corticosteroids.

The choice of emollient depends on a person's skin condition and their preference for a greasy or light product.

List of Topical emollients:

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Drug NameView by: Brand | Generic Reviews Avg. Ratings
Carmol
generic name: urea
1 review
   
10
Corn Huskers Lotion
generic name: emollients
1 review
   
10
Geri-Hydrolac
generic name: ammonium lactate
1 review
   
10
Gold Bond Ultimate Healing
generic name: emollients
1 review
   
10
Kerafoam (Pro)
generic name: urea
1 review
   
10
Kerol
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
10
Lac-Hydrin (Pro)
generic name: ammonium lactate
2 reviews
   
10
Natural Ice
generic name: emollients
1 review
   
10
Promiseb
generic name: emollients
1 review
   
10
Rea Lo 40 (Pro)
generic name: urea
1 review
   
10
Salvax Duo
generic name: salicylic acid/urea
1 review
   
10
Biafine
generic name: emollients
8 reviews
   
9.9
AmLactin
generic name: ammonium lactate
3 reviews
   
9.7
X-Viate (Pro)
generic name: urea
5 reviews
   
9.6
Lubriderm
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
9.0
Nutraplus
generic name: urea
1 review
   
9.0
Bag Balm
generic name: emollients
1 review
   
8.0
EpiCeram
generic name: emollients
19 reviews
   
7.8
CeraVe
generic name: emollients
1 review
   
6.0
Mederma
generic name: emollients
1 review
   
5.5
Aveeno
generic name: emollients
4 reviews
   
2.8
Replens
generic name: emollients
1 review
   
2.0
Blistex Lip Balm
generic name: emollients
5 reviews
   
1.0
Cetaphil Lotion
generic name: emollients
1 review
   
1.0
Eletone
generic name: emollients
1 review
   
1.0
Eucerin
generic name: emollients
1 review
   
1.0
A+D
generic name: vitamin a & d
0 reviewsAdd rating
Aloe Grande
generic name: vitamins a, d, and e
0 reviewsAdd rating
AlphaSoft
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
Aluvea (Pro)
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Aqua Care
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Aquaphilic with Urea
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Aquaphor
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
Atopiclair
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
Atrac-Tain
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Atrapro
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
Aurstat
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
Baby Lotion
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
Baby Oil
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
Baza Clear
generic name: vitamin a & d
0 reviewsAdd rating
Carb-O-Lac5
generic name: ammonium lactate/urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Carb-O-Lac HP
generic name: ammonium lactate/urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Carb-O-Philic / 10
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Carb-O-Sal5
generic name: salicylic acid/urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Carmex
generic name: emollients
1 reviewAdd rating
CEM-Urea (Pro)
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Cerovel
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Chap Stick
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
Curel Moisture Lotion
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
DermaPhor
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
Dermasorb XM (Pro)
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Epimide 50
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Gordons Urea
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Gormel
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Gormel 10
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Hydro 35 (Pro)
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Hylatopic
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
K-Y Jelly
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
Kera-42
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Keralac (Pro)
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Kera Nail
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Kerasal
generic name: salicylic acid/urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Kerasal AL
generic name: ammonium lactate
0 reviewsAdd rating
Kerasal Ultra 20
generic name: ammonium lactate/urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Keratol 45
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Keri Lotion
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
Kerol AD
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Laclotion (Pro)
generic name: ammonium lactate
0 reviewsAdd rating
Lan-O-Soothe
generic name: lanolin
0 reviewsAdd rating
Lanolor Cream
generic name: lanolin
0 reviewsAdd rating
Lansinoh for Breast Feeding Mothers
generic name: lanolin
0 reviewsAdd rating
Latrix (Pro)
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Moisturel
generic name: emollients
1 reviewAdd rating
Neosalus
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
Neutrogena Lotion
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
Nivea
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
Nutraderm
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
OraMagic Rx
generic name: aloe vera
0 reviewsAdd rating
Pacquin
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
Pen-Kera
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
Phisoderm
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
PR Cream
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
Pretty Feet & Hands
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
PruClair
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
PruMyx
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
Prutect
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
RE-U40
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Rea-Lo
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Rea Lo 39 (Pro)
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Remeven (Pro)
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Rinnovi Nail System
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Rynoderm (Pro)
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Salvax Duo Plus
generic name: salicylic acid/urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Soft Sense
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
St. Ives
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
Sween
generic name: vitamin a & d
0 reviewsAdd rating
Tender Care
generic name: lanolin
0 reviewsAdd rating
Tropazone
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
U-Kera
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
U40
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Ultralytic
generic name: ammonium lactate/urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Ultralytic 2
generic name: ammonium lactate/urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Ultra Mide
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Umecta (Pro)
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Umecta Mousse
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Umecta Nail Film
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Umecta PD
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Uramaxin (Pro)
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Uramaxin GT
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Uramaxin TS
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
URE-K (Pro)
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Ureacin-10
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Ureacin-20
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Urealac
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Urea Nail
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Urevaz (Pro)
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Utopic (Pro)
generic name: urea
0 reviewsAdd rating
Vaseline Intensive Care
generic name: emollients
0 reviewsAdd rating
Vita-Ray
generic name: vitamins a, d, and e
0 reviewsAdd rating

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