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What is Amylac?

Amylac Cream is used for Eczema, Ichthyosis vulgaris, Erythema and other conditions. Amylac Cream may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Amylac Cream contains Ammonium Lactate Topical as an active ingredient.
Amylac Cream works by reducing the lichenification and erythema significantly.
Ranbaxy Labs manufactures Amylac Cream.
Detailed information related to Amylac Cream's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Amylac Cream Uses

Amylac Cream is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
References: 1
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Amylac Cream Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Amylac Cream improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
References: 1

Amylac Cream - Composition and Active Ingredients

Amylac Cream is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Amylac Cream - Side-effects

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for this information.

Amylac Cream - Precautions & How to Use

Before using Amylac Cream, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
  • do not take by mouth. Consult with your doctor before using this medicine on open wounds, dry, chapped, irritated, or sun-burned skin.
  • wash your hands before and after applying Amylac Cream. Clean and dry the skin area to be treated.
  • do not wash the treated area after immediately applying Amylac Cream. Also avoid the use of other products on the treated area unless directed by your doctor.
  • applying an excessive amount may result in pilling. Use a thinner layer or lesser quantity of medicine to avoid pilling.
  • avoid getting this medication in your eyes or nose or mouth.

Amylac Cream - Drug Interactions

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Amylac Cream - Contraindications

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Where to Buy Amylac Cream

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Amylac Cream - Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Amylac Cream safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
    Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
  • Is Amylac Cream safe while breastfeeding?
    Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Can Amylac Cream be used for eczema and ichthyosis vulgaris?
    Yes, eczema and ichthyosis vulgaris are among the most common reported uses for Amylac Cream. Please do not use Amylac Cream for eczema and ichthyosis vulgaris without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Amylac Cream.
  • At what frequency do I need to use Amylac Cream? website users have reported once a week and once a day as the most common frequency of using Amylac Cream. Please follow your doctor's advice on how often you need to Amylac Cream. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as frequency of using Amylac Cream.
  • Should I consume Amylac Cream empty stomach, before food or after food? website users have most commonly reported consuming Amylac Cream after food. However, this may not be reflective of how you should consume this medicine. Please follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as timing of using Amylac Cream.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Amylac Cream medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Amylac Cream. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Amylac Cream

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
References: 2, 3, 4, 5

Overdosage of Amylac Cream

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Amylac Cream, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
References: 6, 7, 8

Storage of Amylac Cream

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Amylac Cream.
References: 9, 10, 11, 12

Expired Amylac Cream

  • Taking a single dose of expired Amylac Cream is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
References: 13, 14

Dosage Information

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Questions - Amylac Cream

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Amylac Cream - Packages and Strengths

Amylac Cream is available in the following packages and strengths
Amylac Cream - Packages: 50GM Cream

Amylac Cream - Manufacturers

The medicine is manufactured by the following companies

Amylac Cream - Demographic Information


  1. Schmitt J, Apfelbacher CJ, Flohr C. Eczema. BMJ Clin Evid. 2011;2011 - Accessed: October 12, 2016.
  2. - Accessed: July 14, 2016.
  3. - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  4. Cancer.Net (2014). - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  5. Schachter, S.C., Shafer, P. O. &; Sirven, J.I. (2013). - Accessed: May 28, 2016.
  6. National Institute of Drug Abuse (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  7. eMedicinehealth (2016). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  8. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  9. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. December 12, 2011. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  10. The Center for Improving Medication Management and the National Council on Patient Information and Education. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  11. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. December 24, 2013. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  12. World Health Organization: - Accessed: July 1, 2016.
  13. Lyon, R. C., Taylor, J. S., Porter, D. A., et al. (2006) Stability profiles of drug products extended beyond labeled expiration dates. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences; 95:1549-60 - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  14. Harvard Medical School (2016). - Accessed: May 1, 2016.

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