Lactic acid

Generic Medicine Info
Indications and Dosage
Skin dryness and itching
Adult: As lubricant/moisturiser: Apply onto affected area bid or as directed by product.
Special Precautions
May cause photosensitivity. Safety and efficacy have not been established in children. Not to be used near eyes, lips or mucous membranes.
Adverse Reactions
Mild burning, stinging, or peeling may occur; discontinue if irritation occurs.
Description: It is commonly used for lubricating and moisturising skin, thus relieving dryness and itch.
MIMS Class
Emollients, Cleansers & Skin Protectives
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