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What are cosmetics? How are they regulated differently from over-the-counter (otc) drugs?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine

In brief: Prescription vs non-

Prescription cosmetic meds, i.
e. Hydroquinone bleach cream, are regulated by the fda just as any other medication. Most of the otc meds for acne etc..Were once prescription-meds, but now available w/o script because they are considered relatively safe to use. Cover-up make-ups are often not regulated by the fda--use at your own risks. Do your own research. Consult your doc. Good luck.

In brief: Prescription vs non-

Prescription cosmetic meds, i.
e. Hydroquinone bleach cream, are regulated by the fda just as any other medication. Most of the otc meds for acne etc..Were once prescription-meds, but now available w/o script because they are considered relatively safe to use. Cover-up make-ups are often not regulated by the fda--use at your own risks. Do your own research. Consult your doc. Good luck.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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