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Amlactin Ultra

Generic name: ammonium lactate topical [a-MOE-nee-um-LAK-tate]
The brand names are: Amlactin, AmLactin Cerapeutic, AmLactin Foot Cream Therapy, Amlactin Ultra, Geri-Hydrolac,…
Class of drugs: topical emollients

What is Amlactin Ultra?

Ammonium lactate is a mixture of ammonium hydroxide and lactic acid. Ammonium lactate acts as a moisturiser.Ammonium lactate is used to treat dry and scaly-sensitive skin.Ammonium lactate can also be employed for other purposes that are not covered in this guideline.

Side effects of Amlactin Ultra

Contact a medical professional immediately if you notice any of the following symptoms, warning signs of an allergic reaction: difficulty breathing or swelling of your lips, face, and tongue.

Amlactin Ultra may cause serious adverse effects. Stop taking Amlactin Ultra and call your doctor immediately. If you suffer from:

  • Intense redness or stinging at the site where the medication was applied.

Common adverse and negative effects amlactin ultra may include:

  • Minor skin irritation or dryness after the use minor skin irritation or dryness after use
  • Bleeding or discoloration of the treated skin.

It isn't a complete listing of all the side effects. Others could happen. Consult your physician to seek medical advice on the effects. You can report any adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Follow all the instructions on the label of your medication and on the label of your package. Be sure to inform your health care providers about your medical issues, allergies, and any medications you take.

Prior to use this drug

It is not recommended to use this medication if you have an allergy to ammonium lactate, glycerin, mineral oil, propylene glycol, or parabens.Ammonium lactate is the most likely cause of irritation on the skin for people with fair or sensitive skin.FDA pregnant category C. It is not clear how Amlactin Ultra can affect a newborn baby. Inform your doctor if you are expecting or planning to become pregnant while taking this drug.It isn't known if ammonium lactate is absorbed by topical application into breast milk or if it can harm nursing babies.Tell your physician if you are nursing a child.Avoid giving Amlactin Ultra to a child without medical guidance.

How to take Amlactin Ultra?

Ammonium lactate is typically used twice a day. Follow the directions on the label or as directed by your physician. Avoid using in larger quantities, in smaller amounts, or for longer periods than suggested.Shake the lotion version of this medicine thoroughly before you use it.Cleanse your hands prior to and after using this medication, unless treating an illness of the hands.Don't apply ammonium lactate to your face unless you are advised to do so by your physician.Contact your physician if your symptoms don't improve or if your symptoms get worse after taking Amlactin Ultra.Place it in a cool, dry place free of heat and moisture.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Take the missed dose as quickly as you can remember. If it's almost time to take your next dose, make sure to wait until that time to apply the medication, and then skip the dose you missed. Do not take extra medication to replace the missed dose.

What happens if I overdose?

It is highly unlikely that an overdose will be experienced with the use of Amlactin Ultra.

What should be avoided?

Do not take it by mouth. Amlactin Ultra is for use exclusively for skin use. Don't apply Amlactin Ultra to open wounds or on sunburned or windburned chapped, dry, or inflamed skin. If this medicine gets into your nose, eyes, mouth, rectum, or vagina, wash by rinsing with clean water.

Interaction with other drugs

It is unlikely that other drugs you consume by mouth or inject will affect the ammonium lactate that you apply topically. However, many drugs interact with each other. Inform your health professionals about any medications you take that include prescription and non-prescription medications, vitamins, and herbal remedies.