Depiquin is used in the treatment of melasma. It is a skin-lightening medicine which lightens the darkened skin patches and spots(hyperpigmentation). It... View More
Uses of Depiquin
Side effects of Depiquin
How to use Depiquin
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and ... View More
How Depiquin works
Depiquin is a skin lightening medication. It works by reducing the amount of a pigment (melanin) that causes darkening of skin. It does so by suppressin... View More
What if you forget to take Depiquin?
If you miss a dose of Depiquin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your ... View More
Chloasma, Melasma, Freckles, Senile lentigines, Hyperpigmentation
Hydroquinone should be applied to the affected area and rubbed in well. Most discolorations begin to lighten after 4 weeks of treatment but it may take ... View More
Topical/Cutaneous Hyperpigmentated skin conditions Adult: Apply and rub in a thin layer preparation to affected area bid.
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 prep... View More
Mode of Action
Hydroquinone is a topical depigmentating agent used in hyperpigmentation conditions by suppressing melanocyte metabolic processes. It also increases mel... View More
Hydroquinone is a skin bleaching agent which may produce unwanted cosmetic effects if not used as directed. The physician should be familiar with the co... View More
Mild skin irritation and sensitization (burning, stinging, and allergic dermatitis) Dryness and fissuring of paranasal and infraorbital,Ochronosis Col... View More