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Hhlite Cream

Manufacturer: Hegde and Hegde Pharmaceutical LLP
Medicine composition: Hydroquinone, Mometasone, Tretinoin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: July 15, 2019

The medication is used to treat melasma, age spots, freckles, and other skin discolouration associated with skin trauma, pregnancy, birth control pills, eczema or hormone replacement therapy. It acts as a skin-bleaching agent and works by inhibiting 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 about your medical history, especially if you have asthma, eczema or psoriasis. Do not use the cream if you have had allergic reactions to it.

  • Skin Disorders

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine should be avoided by pregnant women unless suggested by the doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine can be given to the women who are breastfeeding but only after evaluating the benefits and risks with the 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.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Hhlite Cream , and hence can be used as its substitute.

The cream is a skin lightening agent and works by binding to alpha, beta, and gamma retinoic acid receptors (RARs) thus activating them. It produces changes in the gene expression that leads to decreased cell multiplication, inhibition of tumorigenesis and cell differentiation.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Disease

    Patients suffering from active infection, eczema and sunburn should exercise caution.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    Do not use this medication in combination with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid and methoxsalen.

Ques: What is Hhlite cream?

Ans: Hhlite Cream is a medication which contains hydroquinone topical, mometasone topical and tretinoin topical as active ingredients.

Ques: What are the uses of Hhlite cream?

Ans: Hhlite Cream is used for the treatment of melasma, acne, acne vulgaris, and lightens light brown color patches on the skin.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Hhlite cream?

Ans: Possible side-effects include burning, bleeding from mouth, hyper or hypopigmentation and skin irritation.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Hhlite cream?

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

Ques: What are the contraindications to Hhlite Cream?

Ans: It should not be used if you have hypersensitivity.

Ques: Is Hhlite Cream safe to use when pregnant?

Ans: This medication is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary.

Ques: Will Hhlite Cream be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: No, taking higher than the recommended dose can lead to increased chances of side effects.
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About Hhlite Cream
What are the uses of Hhlite Cream
What are the contraindications of Hhlite Cream ?
What are the side effects of Hhlite Cream ?
Key highlights of Hhlite Cream
What are the substitutes for Hhlite Cream ?
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Hhlite Cream ?
FAQs about Hhlite Cream