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what is ammonium lactate lotion used for

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Choate
44 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: This product can be used to soften hard, rough skin. With soaking and gentle abrasion the dry, rough skin of the feet can be made more supple.

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
It may help a little: but it can be irritating as it is an acid and the skin under arm is thin
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It should be fine: The vagina can handle a lot, don't repeat it because it can cause burns i would presume, if acidic, but vaginal tissue heals quickly. Good luck.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Not toxic: You make both ammonia and lactic acid in your own body. The scare sheets are best ignored.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
28 years experience Dermatology
Dry facial skin: 2 questions 1. Is it dryness? Conditions that can have flaking and scaling on the face include seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema and others. 2 ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
23 years experience Pediatrics
Possible: It could definitely cause irritation and drying as it is a relatively strong acid. To what type of outbreaks are you referring?
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: http://www.medicinenet.com/ammonium_lactate_topical/article.htm is a good article. In general it is best to not use creams in the vaginal area as they ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Rankin
25 years experience ADHD and Autism
Yes : In general children over the age of 2 can use that cream once or twice a day. The most important thing is to try and determine the reason it is needed ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel McGee
16 years experience Family Medicine
Healthy Skin: Ammonium lactate is a combination of ammonium hydroxide and lactic acid, acting as moisturizer for the skin. Urea acts by loosening skin thick or scal ... Read More
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