Skin & Hair

Hydroquinone

Generic For Melquin HP
starting at $29.99

Hydroquinone is used to lighten hyperpigmentation (dark spots) of the skin caused by a wide range of conditions, such as melasma, freckles and post-inflammatory marks caused by acne scars, eczema, hormonal treatments, and injury to the skin.

  • Used to lighten dark patches of the skin by blocking melanin pigment production that leads to discoloration
  • Typically applied sparingly to hyperpigmented areas twice daily for 3 to 6 months
  • Use a broad spectrum sunscreen (SPF 30 or greater), avoid prolonged sun exposure and wear protective clothing on areas being treated
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  • Side Effects

    Side effects may include local irritation, dry skin, stinging of the skin, and redness. Rare, but severe side effects may include change in color of skin to blue-black, and blisters or sores.

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