Hydroquinone cream is a prescription medication that is used to lighten areas of darkened skin including age spots, melasma, chloasma and freckles. Hydroquinone cream works by decreasing the formation of the pigment in the skin that can give it a brown color.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of hydroquinone cream include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of hydroquinone cream.
What should I do if I miss a dose of hydroquinone cream?
If you miss a dose of hydroquinone cream, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of hydroquinone cream?
Hydroquinone cream is available in a strength of 4%.