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Elosone Ht Cream

Manufacturer: Leeford Healthcare Ltd
Medicine composition: Hydroquinone, Mometasone, Tretinoin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: April 24, 2019

It is very useful in reducing the colour of the skin and removing any dark spots like freckles, age spots and other skin discolouration associated with pregnancy, ,skin trauma, eczema, birth control pills or hormone replacement therapy. It functions as a skin-bleaching agent which works by restricting an enzyme reaction in the applied skin cells.

Mild burning, redness, stinging and dryness may occur as side effects to using this medicine. Serious side effects which may occur include skin cracking, blistering and blue-black darkening of the skin.

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 its 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.

  • Acne

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Hqn plus cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Hqn plus cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

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Elosone Ht Cream is 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 Elosone ht cream?

Ans: Elosone Ht Cream can be used for reducing the color of the skin and removing any dark spots like freckles, age spots and other skin discoloration associated with pregnancy. It contains Hydroquinone Topical, Mometasone Topical and Tretinoin Topical as active ingredients. Elosone Ht Cream works by inhibiting the enzyme tyrosinase; showing anti-inflammatory and antipruritic activities; increasing the turnover of follicular epithelial cells.

Ques: What is the use of Elosone ht cream?

Ans: Elosone Ht Cream is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like acne, melasma, acne vulgaris, age spots and dermatitis of the scalp. Besides these, it can also be used to treat conditions such as wrinkles, lightens light brown color patches on skin and skin discolorations associated with pregnancy. The patient should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using Elosone Ht Cream to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: What are the side effects of Elosone ht cream?

Ans: This is a list of possible side-effects which may occur due to the constituting ingredients of Elosone Ht Cream. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects have been observed and not necessarily occur. Some of these side-effects may be serious. These include burning of skin, skin pain, erythema, pimples, and eczema. Apart from these, using this medicine may further lead to inflammation of skin, depigmentation, skin rash, burning, and allergic reaction. If any of these symptoms occur often or on daily basis, a doctor should be urgently consulted.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Elosone ht cream ?

Ans: Elosone Ht Cream should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Unless instructed by the package to do so, don’t freeze it. Keep it away from children and pets. Regarding the dosage of Elosone Ht Cream, it should be consulted by a physician or pharmacist. You can also refer to the product package. The patient should consult a doctor for its further uses and side effects and should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: How long do I need to use elosone ht cream 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, before noticing an improvement in the condition. But the same duration is not mandatory for everyone and so, it is not a standard time period for this medication's action. Please consult your doctor, for the time period you need to consume this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use elosone ht cream?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day, as the time interval to which this medication has an impact, is around 12 to 24 hours, but it is not the standard frequency, for using this medication. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use elosone ht cream empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is commonly used by applying it to the affected area. As this medication is for external use, the action of salts involved in this medication does not depend on whether taking it pre-meal or post-meal. It is advised to consult a doctor before use.
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