Generic Name - Hydroquinone
Category - Depigmenting agent
Generic for Melquin* is indicated to treat freckles, age spots and other skin conditions that may occur due to pregnancy, skin trauma, the use of birth control pills or hormone replacement therapy. Hydroquinone (generic Melquin*) is a skin bleaching agent.
Generic for Melquin* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Melquin* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Melquin* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
Anemia or other blood disorders
Dehydration or fluid or electrolyte problems
Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency
Vitamin B deficiency
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Melquin*. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Antacids containing magnesium trisilicate
Certain antibiotics (such as ciprofloxacin, lomefloxacin, norfloxacin and ofloxacin)
Generic for Melquin* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericMelquin*
Generic for Melquin* for Hyper pigmentation should be applied to the affected areas and rubbed in well twice daily or as directed by a physician.
Generic for Melquin* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Melquin* side Effects include severe burning, itching, crusting, or swelling of the treated areas and unusual skin discoloration.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Melquin*.
Generic for Melquin* and Pregnancy
It is not known whether Generic for Melquin* will be harmful to an unborn baby. Do not use this medicine first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant or could become pregnant during treatment.
Generic for Melquin* and Breastfeeding
It is not known whether generic Melquin* will be harmful to a nursing baby. Do not use this medicine without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Generic for Melquin* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Melquin* in pediatric patients have not been established.
Generic for Melquin* and Geriatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Melquin* in geriatric patients have not been established.
The above information about Generic for Melquin* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.