Novawhite MH Cream

HYDROQUINONE (2%W/W)

Uses

Hydroquinone is used to gradually lighten the skin that has become dark or skin that has developed dark patches due to many skin problems. These include melasma-skin darkening due to exposure to sunlight especially in women using oral contraceptives (birth control pills), during pregnancy, or on hormone replacement therapy during menopause (hormonal drugs to replace deficient hormones in the body), freckles (clusters of dark spots on cheeks, nose, arms, and upper shoulders that start appearing at a very young age) and solar lentigines (also called ‘age spots’ are brown or black spots on the face, hands, shoulders and arms-areas that get exposed to sun light).

How it works

Hydroquinone bleaches the skin by reducing the accumulation of skin pigment called melanin that causes darkening of skin. It interferes with the synthesis of melanin and hampers important processes within cells that produce melanin (melanocytes). The bleaching effect of hydroquinone is reversible (reversible depigmentation).

Common side effects

Itchy, Inflamed skin may occur occasionally. discontinue use and contact your doctor immediately, Mild to moderate irritation, Sore, Allergic skin reaction-red

MOMETASONE (0.1%W/W)

Uses

Mometasone is used to treat used to treat the inflammation and itching caused by a number of skin conditions such as allergic reactions, eczema, and psoriasis. It is also used to relieve symptoms of hay fever, allergies of nose and nasal polyps (fleshy swelling inside the nose).

How it works

Mometasone belongs to a category of drugs called as corticosteroids. It works by reducing the production of substances in the body that cause inflammation and allergies.

Common side effects

Lightening of skin, Increased hair growth on face, Sore throat, Spots on the skin and dry mouth, Itching or thinning of the skin, Pimples, Headache, Acne, Nose bleeds, Burning

TRETINOIN (0.025%W/W)

Uses

Tretinoin is topically used to treat acne, smooth rough facial skin, reduce the appearance of fine wrinkles and mottled skin discoloration. It is also used to treat a type of blood problem called acute promyelocytic leukaemia (bone marrow malignancy with an excess of immature cell).

How it works

Tretinoin is a form of vitamin A and belongs to a group of medicines called ‘retinoids’. It helps the skin renew itself and works by slowing the growth of certain types of diseased blood cells.

Common side effects

Darkening of skin, Acne and infections, Blistering, Allergic reactions like swelling of face, Red skin with scaling and thickened itchy skin, Burning or stinging of the skin

APPLICATION

Follow the instruction of Physcician

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