Top
30
Doctor insights on: Melalite Forte Cream

Share
1

1
Melalite forte cream use for what?

Melalite forte cream use for what?

Bleaching: Hydroquinone used to reduce dark areas on skin, especially melasma after pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
148 Doctors shared insights

Hydroquinone (Definition)

Hydroquinone ...Read more


2

2
Does melalite forte contain steroid?

Does melalite forte contain steroid?

Melalite: Most over-the-counter preparations of this medication contain 4% hydroquinone that is used for dark spots. Before using any medication, I recommend consulting which your dermatologist for the best product based on your skin type and complexion. ...Read more

3

3
I started using Arosone-HT (a triple combination of mometasone furoate, hydroquinone and tretinoin cream) a month ago, and now my skin get severely addicted to the cream. If I discontinue it's usage even for 2-3 days heavy pimples along with irritation an

I started using Arosone-HT (a triple combination of mometasone furoate, hydroquinone and tretinoin cream) a month ago, and now my skin get severely addicted to the cream. If I discontinue it's usage even for 2-3 days heavy pimples along with irritation an

Periorofacial dermat: Most commonly young women, a result of topical steroid (mometasone) on the face. Temporarily better when applied but progressively worse rebound reaction. Must stop the steroid even if it looks worse for awhile. Oral doxycycline (minocycline) in small dose, 50mg a day. Topical calcineurin inhibitor such as tacrolimus or sirolimus will help. May need therapy for a year. ...Read more

4

4
Is Eldoquin forte 4% hydroquinone cream for lightening darkness around my mouth safe and for how long should it be used?

Is Eldoquin forte 4% hydroquinone cream for lightening darkness around my mouth safe and for how long should it be used?

Hydroquinone: HC is under review right now. There has been bad press in Europe and I heard the FDA is reviewing it's safety right now. I recommend safer products like Lytera made by Skin Medica. ...Read more

6

6
What % of hydroquinone cream is safe enough to use on my dark armpits caused from shaving?

Hard to say: Given that the skin of the armpits is so sensitive any hydroquinone make your take them. There are other creams that can be used to lighten the skin so I would see your dermatologist and try one of them. ...Read more

7

7
I'm using hydroquinone based cream twice daily on first 2 weeks & once on next 2 weeks. Now using 2-3 days gap. Is it fine using like this?

I'm using hydroquinone based cream twice daily on first 2 weeks & once on next 2 weeks. Now using 2-3 days gap. Is it fine using like this?

See answer: If not used on a daily basis you may not achieve or maintain the skin lightening effect you desire. Also see the following sites for precautions/advice on hydroquinone: http://bit. Ly/1S8Du5c http://wb. Md/1PAfzLl http://bit. Ly/1xjIWGO ...Read more

8

8
Which bleaching cream contains the most hydroquinone?

Which bleaching cream contains the most hydroquinone?

See derm: See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. This way you can get the percentage you want or need. ...Read more

9

9
Can you use hydroquinone cream while on accutane?

Can you use hydroquinone cream while on accutane?

Would not: Since Accutane dries out your skin and one of the side effects of a hydroquinone is irritation I would not use both of the medications at the same time. After you have stopped the Accutane and your skin is no longer dry you can consider using the hydroquinone. ...Read more

12

12
Will there be any side effects by using 2 percent of hydroquinone for long term use??? or can u please suggest me other night whitening creams

Will there be any side effects by using 2 percent of hydroquinone for long term use??? or can u please suggest me other night whitening creams

Yes: Aside from exogenous ochronosis and sun sensitivity, long-term hydroquinone use is also known to cause skin to get thick, leathery, and bumpy. Short-term side effects of hydroquinone include redness, irritation, and contact dermatitis.--no alternatives ...Read more

13

13
For my pigmentation I used a 2% hydroquinone fade cream which has worked. Will there be any long term side effects or is this safe to continue use?

For my pigmentation I used a 2% hydroquinone fade cream which has worked. Will there be any long term side effects or is this safe to continue use?

Hydroquinone: No serious side effects have been reported for this topical medication. Side effects when using the medication include: dryness, redness, fissuring, burning, irritation and a contact dermatitis. I rarely see side effects with this medication. ...Read more

14

14
I'm a dark skinned woman I used to apply hydroquinone cream. Is there any surgery that can reduce melanin from inside in order to lose a few shades?

I'm a dark skinned woman I used to apply hydroquinone cream. Is there any surgery that can reduce melanin from inside in order to lose a few shades?

Dark skin: No. Don't even think about this concept. There are pigment lighteners for selected areas, but the use of the most powerful one of these is limited to the care of very, very skilled dermatologists. Don't go down that hazardous road. ...Read more

15

15
I hAve dark underarms and im using hydroquinone with retinon for 3 weeks now and I have redness that doesn't fade away should I stop using the cream?

Diagnosis first: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more

16

16
Can hydroquinone cream help to lighten a scar due to stitches?

Can hydroquinone cream help to lighten a scar due to stitches?

Minimally: Generally speaking, steroid injections and/or prp injections will yield better results. ...Read more

19

19
Can 2% salicylic acid lotion with a pH of 3.7 remain effective if applied over 2% hydroquinone cream? Would this compromise the effectiveness of either

Can 2% salicylic acid lotion with a pH of 3.7 remain effective if applied over 2% hydroquinone cream? Would this compromise the effectiveness of either

2% SA over 2% HQ: You should apply the salicylic acid lotion first and let it absorb for two minutes, then apply the hydroquinone cream. Follow with an antioxidant sunscreen in the daytime. ...Read more

20

20
Will there be any side effects by using a 2% hydroquinone cream? Any long term side effects like wrinkles or anything else? Is evetyday use okay? Thanks

Will there be any side effects by using a 2% hydroquinone cream? Any long term side effects like wrinkles or anything else? Is evetyday use okay? Thanks

No side effects: Hydroquinone acts to retard to production of melanin in the skin. It is commonly used to lighten uneven pigmentation from sun damage. 2% is a relatively low dose. Most hydroquinone medications are 4%. Changes Plastic Surgery offers a 7% hydroquinone which is prescription strength. ...Read more

21

21
I m using skinlite (hydroquinone) cream from last 5 year for skin lightening. Can I use clostar cream.

I m using skinlite (hydroquinone) cream from last 5 year for skin lightening. Can I use clostar cream.

Dark blemishes: Older people who get a lot of sun, get dark marks on their face, arms and hand. They can be treated by avoiding the sun, and by trying to lighten the dark areas. Use a sun blocker every day, and use a peeling agent like glycolic acid or retin a, (tretinoin) and then use the hydroquinone only on the dark spots every night. The 4% is better, but requires a prescription. ...Read more

25

25
Hydroquinone 4% cream to lighten dark spots on my face: it worked a bit for a week now, but redness always occurs after use, and it goes away next day?

LittleRedRidingSpots: Be careful. That redness could become permanent. Use too much of that stuff or use it for too long and the irritant effect will turn your brown spots into little Jupiter's Eyes. Always best to apply topical creams that are used for dots or spots or little sun damage spots a little at a time. Try a test patch in the crook of your elbow first. And if it says apply daily, start with twice a week. ...Read more

27

27
Hi I used hydroquinone cream from last 1 month and I have white spot after bleach how to reverse the skin tone?

Hi I used hydroquinone cream from last 1 month and I have white spot after bleach how to reverse the skin tone?

You can't: It will eventually darken a bit but be sure to use sunscreen b/c it will burn easily and be even more noticeable. ...Read more

28

28
I'm done with topical cream like hydroquinone so is there any surgery that can reduce melanin in order to achieve a lighter complexion?

I'm done with topical cream like hydroquinone so is there any surgery that can reduce melanin in order to achieve a lighter complexion?

Incomplete Info: I need more info about you and your skin, in order to answer this query. What color are you? Dark, light, black, scots-irish? Family history. Sun exposure history, medical health? If you like, give some more info and i'll try to be more directive in my answer. In general, there are a few things you can do to "lighten up." we can talk more about them if yoiu give me more info. ...Read more

30

30
Are hydroquinone cream products good for whitening and removing acne red marks?

Are hydroquinone cream products good for whitening and removing acne red marks?

It's about pigment: Hydroquinone works by decreasing the pigment cells in your skin. Let your doctor look at the scarring to determine if this is redness from blood vessels or is it pigment associated with pih or post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. If it is pigment, hydroquinone will be your ticket. ...Read more