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Background and Date of Approval
Moisturising Lotion is a skin protectant drug that belongs to the category of medicines known as emollients. It was approved by U.S. FDA to treat psoriasis and eczema.
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It works by repairing the skin by providing adequate hydration. Adequate moisture in the skin enhances its smoothness and elasticity. It helps in the rejuvenation of the skin by boosting its collagen. It also inhibits inflammation and minimizes itching, redness, and dryness. This lotion prevents evaporation of water content from the skin and enables the skin to rehydrate from within to maintain skin integrity.
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Moisturising Lotion has been developed to treat psoriasis (it is a chronic autoimmune condition that causes the rapid buildup of skin cells, leading to scaly, red patches and inflammation), and eczema (it occurs as a result of an overactive immune system, and this can be often triggered by factors such as stress, allergens, or irritants).
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For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. After cleansing, apply moisturising lotion once or twice daily or as recommended by your doctor. It is important to apply enough lotion to cover the entire affected area that needs treatment and to gently massage it into the skin until it is fully absorbed.
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It is important to avoid using this lotion if you have a known allergy to any of its ingredients. Some common symptoms of an allergic reaction may include skin rash, hives, itching, swelling, or other symptoms. If you experience any of these symptoms after using this lotion, you should discontinue it immediately and seek medical attention. Check the ingredients list on any skincare products before using them, mainly if you have known allergies or sensitive skin. This lotion is also recommended for individuals undergoing radiation therapy to protect the skin from radiation-induced damage. Radiation therapy can cause skin irritation, dryness, itching, and redness, which can be uncomfortable and may lead to complications if left untreated.
This product is designed for external use only and should not be ingested. Be careful to avoid contact with your eyes when using this lotion. If accidental contact occurs, immediately rinse your eyes with water and seek medical attention if necessary.
Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them. This lotion is generally safe to use and won’t cause any side effects. However, if you experience any uncommon side effects, consult your physician for advice.
Word Of Advice
Always read the product label and follow the manufacturer's instructions for use. Do a patch test before using a new product, mainly if you have sensitive skin or a history of allergies. Apply a small amount of the product to an affected area of the skin and wait at least 24 hours to see if there is any reaction. If you get any irritation or adverse reactions, avoid using the product and consult a healthcare provider or a dermatologist. Store the skin care products containing Moisturizing Lotions away from direct sunlight. Check the expiration date of the product before using it. Expired products may be less effective and cause skin irritation or other problems. In case you are pregnant or breastfeeding or have any underlying medical conditions, speak with your doctor before using new skincare products. Always use sunscreen when going outside, as this product does not provide sun protection.
Frequently Asked Question
- Kazuya Ooi, Onset Mechanism and Pharmaceutical Management of Dry Skin, Biol. Pharm. Bull., 2021, 44(8), 1037–1043, https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/bpb/44/8/44_b21-00150/_pdf
- Spada et al., Skin hydration is significantly increased by a cream formulated to mimic the skin’s own natural moisturizing systems, Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology 2018:11, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6197824/pdf/ccid-11-491.pdf
The drug information on this page is not a substitute for medical advice, it is meant for educational purposes only. For further details consult your doctor about your medical condition to know if you are eligible to receive this treatment.