Article Contents ::
- 1 The Brand Name O-FAIR Has Generic Salt :: Hydroquinone
- 2 O-FAIR Is From Company ALIVE Priced :: Rs. 33
- 3 O-FAIR have Hydroquinone is comes under Sub class Melanising,Demelanising Drugs of Main Class Skin
- 4 Main Medicine Class:: Skin Sub Medicine Class :: Melanising,Demelanising Drugs
- 5 Disclaimer ::
- 6 The Information available on this site is for only Informational Purpose , before any use of this information please consult your Doctor .Price of the drugs indicated above may not match to real price due to many possible reasons may , including local taxes etc.. These are only approximate indicative prices of the drug.
The Brand Name O-FAIR Has Generic Salt :: Hydroquinone
O-FAIR Is From Company ALIVE Priced :: Rs. 33
O-FAIR have Hydroquinone is comes under Sub class Melanising,Demelanising Drugs of Main Class Skin
Main Medicine Class:: Skin Sub Medicine Class :: Melanising,Demelanising Drugs
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Indications for Drugs ::
Chloasma, Melasma, Freckles, Senile lentigines, Hyperpigmentation
Drug Dose ::
Hydroquinone should be applied to the affected area and rubbed in well twice daily or as directed by a physician. Most discolorations begin to lighten after 4 weeks of treatment but it may take longer. After desired bleaching, use only as needed to maintain results of treatment. Hydroquinone bleaching is faster, more dependable and easier if the treated area is protected from ultraviolet light. Therefore, exposure to sunlight should be minimized at the period of treatment. During day, an effective broad-spectrum sunscreen should be used, unnecessary solar exposure should be avoided and protective clothing should be used to prevent repigmentation of treated areas. After reduction of hyperpigmentation, use of sunscreen agents and/or protective clothing should continue.Use in children: Safety and efficacy in paediatric patients below the age of 12 years have not been established.
Hydroquinone is contraindicated to patients with prior history of hypersensitivity or allergic reaction to hydroquinone or other ingredients in the preparation.
Drug Precautions ::
Hydroquinone is a skin bleaching agent which may produce unwanted cosmetic effects if not used as directed. The physician should be familiar with the contents of this insert before prescribing or dispensing this medication.Test for skin sensitivity before using by applying a small amount to an unbroken patch of skin to check in 24 hours. Minor redness is not a contraindication, but where there is itching or vesicle formation or excessive inflammatory response, further treatment is not advised. If no bleaching or lightening effect is noted after 2 months of treatment, the medication should be discontinued.Contact with the eyes and lips should be avoided. Hydroquinone should not be applied to cut or abraded skin.
Drug Side Effects ::
No systemic adverse reactions have been reported. Occasional hypersensitivity (localized contact dermatitis) may occur in which case the medication should be discontinued.
Pregnancy category ::
Drug Mode of Action ::
Hydroquinone is a topical depigmentating agent used in hyperpigmentation conditions by suppressing melanocyte metabolic processes. It also increases melanin excretion from melanocytes and prevents its production.
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