Ammonium Lactate

FDA Approved: * May 1, 2002
Pharm Company: * PERRIGO NEW YORK
Category: Skin Care

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Ammonium Lactate Overview

Ammonium lactate is a compound with formula NH4(C2H4(OH)COO). It is the ammonium salt of lactic acid. It has mild anti-bacterial properties. It has E number "E328" and is the active ingredient of the skin lotions Amlactin and Lac-Hydrin.[1] Ammonium lactate is a mix of lactic acid and ammonium hydroxide. It is used as a skin moisturizer lotion to treat dry, scaly, itchy skin. Those who are using it should avoid exposure to sunlight or artificial UV rays, such as sunlamps or ta...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Ammonium Lactate
  • Capsule: 10mg, 5mg
  • Cream, 10%, 12%
  • Lotion: 12%, 5%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Ammonium Lactate: (13 results)

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  • 0574-2021 Laclotion 120 mg/g Topical Lotion by Paddock Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0574-2121 Ammonium Lactate 120 mg/g Topical Cream by Paddock Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0591-2157 Ammonium Lactate 12 g/100g Topical Cream by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0591-2158 Ammonium Lactate 12 g/100g Topical Lotion by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 10631-098 Lac-hydrin 120 mg/g Topical Lotion by Ranbaxy Laboratories Inc.
  • 10631-099 Lac Hydrin 120 mg/g Topical Cream by Ranbaxy Laboratories Inc.
  • 45802-419 Ammonium Lactate 12 g/100g Topical Lotion by Perrigo New York Inc
  • 45802-493 Ammonium Lactate 12 g/100g Topical Cream by Perrigo New York Inc
  • 51672-1300 Ammonium Lactate 120 mg/g Topical Lotion by Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.a., Inc.
  • 51672-1301 Ammonium Lactate 120 mg/g Topical Cream by Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.a., Inc.
  • 54868-4599 Ammonium Lactate 12 g/100g Topical Lotion by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 63044-404 Ammonium Lactate 17 g/g Topical Cream by Nnodum Pharmaceuticals
  • 63044-484 Ammonium Lactate 17 g/g Topical Lotion by Nnodum Pharmaceuticals

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