ammonium lactate topical (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose?
Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose?
An overdose of ammonium lactate is unlikely to occur.
What should I avoid while using ammonium lactate?
Avoid getting this medication in your mouth or eyes. If it does get into any of these areas, rinse with water. Do not apply ammonium lactate topical after shaving or use it on sunburned, windburned, dry, chapped, irritated, or broken skin.
Avoid exposure to sunlight or artificial UV rays (sunlamps or tanning beds). Ammonium lactate can make your skin more sensitive to sunlight and sunburn may result. Use a sunscreen (minimum SPF 15) and wear protective clothing if you must be out in the sun.
What other drugs will affect ammonium lactate?
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on topically applied ammonium lactate. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about ammonium lactate topical.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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