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    Lanolin

    Information about Lanolin

    Lanolin uses

    Lanolin is used in the treatment of execessive skin dryness.

    How lanolin works

    Lanolin belongs to a class of drugs called skin moisturizers. It works by hydrating outermost layer of the skin and promotes skin moisturizing.

    Common side effects of lanolin

    Skin rash

    Available Medicine for Lanolin

    No medicine available

    Expert advice for Lanolin

    • Do not apply lanolin on deep wounds, open sores with swelling, redness or bleeding, or infection of the skin.
    • Avoid contact with eyes, nose, mouth, rectum, or vagina and rinse with water in case of accidental contact.
    • Do not take if allergic to lanolin or any of its ingredients.

    Frequently asked questions for Lanolin

    Lanolin

    Q. Is Lanolin comedogenic or does it clog pores?
    Lanolin may cause clogging of pores. Consult your doctor in case of any symptoms

    Content on this page was last updated on 08 October, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)