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Keralac

(Urea)

  • Cream, gel, or ointment
  • Foam
  • Topical
  • Pads
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    Treats skin disorders.

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    Our pharmacists’ bottom line

    Keralac (Urea) treats a variety of skin conditions, but shouldn’t be used by children.

    • Keralac (Urea) is useful for treating hyperkeratotic (thickened) skin conditions such as dry, rough skin, skin cracks and fissures, dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, keratoses, and calluses.
    • Side effects normally disappear after you stop using Keralac (Urea).
    • Keralac (Urea) can cause skin stinging, burning, itching, or irritation.
    • Can't be used by children.
    • Pregnant women need to talk with their doctors before using Keralac (Urea).

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    Side effects for Keralac (Urea)

    Manufacturers don’t say how common these side effects are

    • Temporary stinging, burning, itching or irritation

    What to expect when you take Keralac (Urea)

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    Tips from our pharmacists
    • Stop using this product if your skin condition gets worse or if a rash develops.
    • Don't let it get in your eyes, on your lips, or on your nose.
    • Apply Keralac (Urea) to the affected areas of skin twice a day.
    • Rub it in until it's completely absorbed.
    • Wash your hands well each time after applying it.

    Tips from pharmacists and people taking Keralac (Urea)

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