Lactacyd Liquid

Uses, Side-effects, Reviews, and Precautions

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What is Lactacyd?

Lactacyd Liquid is used for Mild to severe forms of dry, Scaly skin, Bacterial vaginosis and other conditions. Lactacyd Liquid may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Lactacyd Liquid contains Lactic Acid and Lactoserum as active ingredients.
Lactacyd Liquid works by increasing the amount of water in the skin; preventing the recurrence of bacterial vaginosis;
Sanofi Aventis manufactures Lactacyd Liquid.
Detailed information related to Lactacyd Liquid's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Lactacyd Liquid Uses

Lactacyd Liquid is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
  • Mild to severe forms of dry, scaly skin
  • Bacterial vaginosis
  • Lactacyd Liquid may also be used for purposes not listed here.
References: 1, 2
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Lactacyd Liquid Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Lactacyd Liquid improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
References: 1, 2

Lactacyd Liquid - Composition and Active Ingredients

Lactacyd Liquid 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.

Lactacyd Liquid - Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Lactacyd Liquid. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
  • Redness of skin or mucous membranes
  • Irritation
  • Burning
  • Stinging on application
  • Lactacyd Liquid may also cause side-effects not listed here.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
References: 2, 3
Learn more: Side-effects

Lactacyd Liquid - Precautions & How to Use

Before using Lactacyd Liquid, 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.

Lactacyd Liquid - Drug Interactions

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

Lactacyd Liquid - Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Lactacyd Liquid is a contraindication. In addition, Lactacyd Liquid should not be used if you have the following conditions:
Learn more: Contraindications

Where to Buy Lactacyd Liquid

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Lactacyd Liquid - Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Lactacyd Liquid safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
    • Lactic Acid: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Lactoserum: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
  • Is Lactacyd Liquid safe while breastfeeding?
    • Lactic Acid: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Lactoserum: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Can Lactacyd Liquid be used for mild to severe forms of dry, scaly skin and bacterial vaginosis?
    Yes, mild to severe forms of dry, scaly skin and bacterial vaginosis are among the most common reported uses for Lactacyd Liquid. Please do not use Lactacyd Liquid for mild to severe forms of dry, scaly skin and bacterial vaginosis without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Lactacyd Liquid.
  • 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 Lactacyd Liquid 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 Lactacyd Liquid. 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 Lactacyd Liquid

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: 4, 5, 6, 7

Overdosage of Lactacyd Liquid

  • 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 Lactacyd Liquid, 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: 8, 9, 10

Storage of Lactacyd Liquid

  • 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 Lactacyd Liquid.
References: 11, 12, 13, 14

Expired Lactacyd Liquid

  • Taking a single dose of expired Lactacyd Liquid 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: 15, 16

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

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Lactacyd Liquid - Packages and Strengths

Lactacyd Liquid is available in the following packages and strengths
Lactacyd Liquid - Packages: Liquid in 250ml x 1 pack

Lactacyd Liquid - Manufacturers

The medicine is manufactured by the following companies

Lactacyd Liquid - Demographic Information


  1. Dailymed LABEL: LACTIC ACID- lactic acid cream - Accessed: October 12, 2016.
  2. Pubmed Rev Assoc Med Bras. 2011 Jul-Aug;57(4):415-20. - Accessed: October 12, 2016.
  3. Effect of 82% Lactic Acid in Treatment of Melasma - Accessed: October 12, 2016.
  4. - Accessed: July 14, 2016.
  5. - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  6. Cancer.Net (2014). - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  7. Schachter, S.C., Shafer, P. O. &; Sirven, J.I. (2013). - Accessed: May 28, 2016.
  8. National Institute of Drug Abuse (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  9. eMedicinehealth (2016). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  10. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  11. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. December 12, 2011. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  12. The Center for Improving Medication Management and the National Council on Patient Information and Education. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  13. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. December 24, 2013. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  14. World Health Organization: - Accessed: July 1, 2016.
  15. 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.
  16. Harvard Medical School (2016). - Accessed: May 1, 2016.

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