This medication has 2 types of ingredients(emollient, keratolytic) that work together to treat or prevent dry, rough,scaly, itchy skin (e.g., eczema, keratosis, xerosis). Dry skin is caused by aloss of water in the upper layer of the skin. Emollients are substances thats often and moisturize the skin and decrease itching and flaking.Emollients/moisturizers work by forming an oily layer on the top of the skin that traps water in the skin. Petrolatum, lanolin, mineral oil, and dimethicone are common emollients.
Before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to any of the ingredients (e.g., urea, lactic acid) in the product; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.