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Melquin-3 Topical Solution

Melquin-3 Topical Solution Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Melquin-3 Topical Solution (hydroquinone) is used to lighten areas of darkened skin such as freckles, age spots, chloasma, and melasma caused by pregnancy, birth control pills, hormone medicine, or injury to the skin. It decreases the formation of melanin in the skin. Melanin is the pigment in skin that gives it a brown color. This medication is available in generic form. Common side effects include mild burning, stinging, redness, and dryness.

The recommended dose of Melquin-3 Topical Solution is to apply to affected areas and rub in well twice daily, in the morning and before bedtime, or as directed by a physician. It is not likely other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on topically applied Melquin-3. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. During pregnancy, Melquin-3 should be used only when prescribed. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our Melquin-3 Topical Solution (hydroquinone) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Melquin-3 Topical Solution in Detail - Patient Information: Side Effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using hydroquinone topical and call your doctor if you have severe burning, stinging, or other irritation of your skin after apply the medication.

Less serious side effects may include mild burning, stinging, itching, redness, or irritation of treated skin.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Melquin-3 Topical Solution (Hydroquinone 3% Topical Solution) »

What is Prescribing information?

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Melquin-3 Topical Solution FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
(Adverse Reactions)

SIDE EFFECTS

No systemic adverse reactions have been reported. Occasional hypersensitivity (localized contact dermatitis) may occur in which case the medication should be discontinued and the physician notified immediately.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Melquin-3 Topical Solution (Hydroquinone 3% Topical Solution) »

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