Lactic Acid Cream Prescribing Information
Package insert / product label
Generic name: lactic acid
Dosage form: cream
Drug class: Miscellaneous topical agents
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Mar 27, 2023.
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10% LACTIC ACID CREME
Relief of Dry, Scaly, Itching Skin
FOR TOPICAL USE ONLY.
NOT FOR OPHTHALMIC USE.
Lactic Acid has been reported as an effective naturally occurring humectant in the skin. It has beneficial effects on dry skin and in severe discomfort of hyperkeratotic conditions. Vitamin E has been used as an aid to control dry or chapped skin, and for the relief of and discomfort from minor skin disorders such as burns, sunburn and irritated skin. It has antioxidant properties thus protecting the skin.
Isopropyl Palmitate, Cetyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate and PEG 100 Stearate, PEG 40 Stearate, Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride, Lecithin, Dimethicone, Vitamin E 3500 IU/oz, Glycerine, Methyl Paraben, Propyl Paraben, Purified Water, Disodium EDTA, Imidurea, Sodium Benzoate.
Indications and Usage for Lactic Acid Cream
For the treatment of dry, scaly skin (xerosis), ichthyosis vulgaris. Moisturizes and softens skin. For the temporary relief of itching associated with these conditions.
Sun exposure (natural or artificial sunlight) to area of skin treated with Lactic Acid Creme should be minimized or avoided.
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY. PATIENT SHOULD BE ADVISED TO KEEP THIS PRODUCT OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN. Avoid contact with eyes, lips or mucous membranes. Not for use in patients known to be sensitive to any ingredients in this product. A mild, stinging, burning or peeling may occur on sensitive, inflamed or irritated skin areas. If irritation or sensitivity occurs, patient should discontinue use and notify their PODIATRIST, DERMATOLOGIST or PHYSICIAN for appropriate therapy. Caution is advised when used on the face due to the potential for irritation.
The potential for post-inflammatory hypo- or hyperpigmentation has not been studied. Lactic Acid Creme should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed, and caution should be exercised when Lactic Acid Creme is administered to a nursing mother. Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients have not been established.
Lactic Acid Cream Dosage and Administration
Apply thoroughly twice a day onto the affected areas or as directed by your PODIATRIST, DERMATOLOGIST or PHYSICIAN.
Dispense in accordance with applicable state law. This product has not been approved by the FDA, is not listed in the Orange Book, and has not been approved or rated for therapeutic equivalence with any other product.
How is Lactic Acid Cream supplied
River's Edge Lactic Acid Creme is available in a 4 oz. (113.4g) plastic jar, NDC 68032-126-04 or an 8 oz. (226.8g) plastic tube, NDC 68032-126-08 .
Store at controlled room temperature 15º - 30ºC (59º - 86ºF).
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