A Ret Hc Solution

Manufacturer: Menarini India Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Hydroquinone, Tretinoin, Hydrocortisone
Prescription vs OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

A Ret Hc Solution is used to reduce the colour of skin and remove any dark spots like age spots, freckles, and other skin discolouration associated with skin trauma, pregnancy, birth control pills, eczema or hormone replacement therapy.

This drug acts as a skin-bleaching agent and works by inhibiting an enzyme reaction in the applied skin cells, thus it is primarily prescribed to treat gradual bleaching of hyperpigmented skin conditions. Side effects include skin redness, burning sensation of the skin, blistering, skin dryness, etc.

Before using this medicine, discuss with your doctor your medical history, especially if you have asthma, other skin conditions like eczema or psoriasis. Do not use the medicine if you have had allergic reactions to it.

It is recommended to apply this medicine to the affected areas of skin, generally twice every day or as directed by your doctor. Avoid contact with your eyes, nose or mouth. Avoid tanning booths, prolonged sun exposure and sunlamps. Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it.

Use exactly as directed; do not overuse. Therapeutic effect may take several weeks. Test response by applying to small area of unbroken skin and check in 24 hours; if irritation or blistering occurs do not use.

Avoid contact with eyes. Do not apply to open wounds or weeping areas. Before using, wash and dry area gently. Apply a thin film to affected area and rub in gently.

Avoid direct sunlight or use sunblock or protective clothing to prevent repigmentation. Report swelling, redness, rash, itching, signs of infection, worsening of condition, or lack of healing.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Derma before using this medicine.

The drug is used to treat:

  • Skin Discolouration

  • Skin Pigmentation

  • Hypersensitivity

  • Sunburn

The drug is used to treat:

  • Skin Thinning

  • Skin Redness

  • Dry Skin

  • Irritation

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this drug.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    In case of breastfeeding, you must consult the doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    No interaction found or established.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    No interaction found or established.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    No interaction found or established.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    Duration of depigmentation produced by A Ret Hc Solution varies among individuals
  • What is the onset of action?

    Onset of depigmentation produced by A Ret Hc Solution varies among individuals
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

This medication behaves as a skin lightening agent for topical application which inhibits tyrosinase enzyme, which is an important enzyme in the biosynthesis of melanin pigments. Inhibition of tyrosinase thus inhibits production of melanin pigments, leading to skin lightening.

Ques: What is A Ret Hc Solution?

Ans: This drug is used to reduce the colour of skin and remove any dark spots like age spots, freckles, etc.

Ques: How long do I need to use A Ret Hc Solution before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 day to 1 week. Please consult your doctor for the time period you need to use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use A Ret Hc Solution?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use A Ret Hc Solution empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of A Ret Hc Solution?

Ans: It should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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