40% urea cream

40% urea cream

topical cream with keratolytic action; used to reduce/remove hypertrophic nails; i.e. cream left in situ on a nail plate under occlusive dressing for 48-72 hours (+ mask to surrounding skin); nail becomes partially macerated, and outer layer of nail can be removed; repeated reapplication over several weeks will allow eventual removal of entire nail plate in symptomatic patient who cannot tolerate surgical nail avulsion
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AmLactin XL is a clinically proven, superior moisturizer to 40% urea cream and 12% ammonium lactate lotion for severe dry skin.
AmLactin XL is said to be a clinically proven, superior moisturizer to 40% urea cream and 12% ammonium lactate lotion for severe dry skin.
The thick formula is a clinically proven, superior moisturizer compared to 40% urea cream and 12% ammonium lactate lotion for severe dry skin.