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Description

Lactic acid is a naturally occurring acid found in the body, produced as a by-product of the metabolism of carbohydrates. It is also found in sour milk, beer, and other fermented foods. It is used in the production of food, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics.

Side effects of lactic acid include skin irritation, redness, and burning. It can also cause nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. In rare cases, it can cause an allergic reaction.

Associated brand names include:
  ▸  Lacti-Caps
  ▸  Lacti-Plus
  ▸  Lacti-Gel
  ▸  Lacti-Cream
  ▸  Lacti-Foam
  ▸  Lacti-Lotion
  ▸  Lacti-Spray

Synonyms
  • acidum lacticum
  • lactic acid
  • Milchsaeure
Classifications
  • anti-infective
  • antiseptic
  • gynecological
  • organic acid

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