Overview

Uses of Brite Cream

Brite Cream is used in the treatment of melasma.

Brite Cream side effects

Common
  • Dry skin
  • Skin burn
  • Skin peeling
  • Skin redness
  • Itching

How to use Brite Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Brite Cream works

Brite Cream is a skin lightening medication. It works by reducing the amount of a pigment (melanin) that causes darkening of skin.

Brite Cream related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Brite 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.
Lactation
Brite Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Brite Cream?

If you miss a dose of Brite Cream, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Please use hydroquinone products carefully. Its skin bleaching action may produce unwanted cosmetic effects if not used as directed.
  • Use of sunscreen is a must while using hydroquinone. Avoid unnecessary sun exposures and cover the treated areas with clothing. Even minimal exposure to sunlight can reverse the bleaching effect of hydroquinone.
  • Discontinue use and contact your doctor immediately if you develop allergic skin reaction or notice blue-black darkening of skin upon use of hydroquinone. 
  • Hydroquinone creams are meant for external use on the skin only. Immediately wash-off with water, if the cream gets into your eyes, nose, mouth, or on your lips.
  • Do not use hydroquinone creams on broken, irritated or injured skin.
  • Do not use hydroquinone creams with other creams that contain peroxides (hydrogen peroxide/benzoyl peroxide). This may produce a dark stain on your skin which can be removed by stopping the use of peroxides and washing with soap and water.
  • Do not use hydroquinone creams with other creams that contain resorcinol, phenol, or salicylic acid unless advised by your doctor.
  • Please check, if the hydroquinone cream contains sulfites. Such products may trigger allergic reactions in individuals with asthma.
  • You may be advised by your doctor to perform a skin sensitivity test to avoid any allergic reaction.
  • Do consult your doctor before using hydroquinone, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Brite

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I have been using look brite cream from last 8 months. My skin became fair during that period but now after i stopped using it my skin have become darker. Tell me the priscription. Also the substitute of acnestar s soap.
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Go for peeling sessions at regular intervals. Visit a dermatologist who performs thisDnt use soap over faceUse episoft oc facewash
Dark spots on face and cheeks from last 7 or 8 years . Get back again after I leave medicine.want to get rid of these spots
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
This is very hard to go start using Brite lite cream-once at bedtime on alternate nights for 2months And cutiyt total cream - once on alternate nights for 2monthsUse a suncreen Like Rivela gel-30mins before sunexposure daily and reapply 2hrly
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Is Brite safe/good for skin?

Yes. Brite is used to bleach dark patches of skin. It is available as creams to be applied externally and is safe if used as directed, for the prescribed duration by your doctor. Occasionally it may cause side effects-red, sore, itchy, inflamed skin indicating an allergic reaction. Please contact your doctor immediately if you notice any such skin reactions

Q. Is Brite a steroid?

No.Brite does not have a structure or effect similar to steroids

Q. Is Brite safe to use on face?

Yes.Brite is used to bleach dark patches of skin and can be used on the face. It is available as creams to be applied externally and is safe if used as directed for the prescribed duration by your doctor. Please limit sun exposures and apply sunscreens or cover the treated area with protective clothing. Even minimal exposure to sun can reverse the bleaching effect of Brite

Q. Is Brite banned in India?

No.Brite is available and is not a banned drug in India

Q. Is Brite carcinogenic/does Brite cause cancer?

Studies of Brite in animals have indicated some evidences of cancer causing potential (carcinogenicity). However, the carcinogenic effects in human are not known

Q. Is Brite toxic?

No. Brite is not toxic if used as directed, for the prescribed duration by your doctor. It is available as creams and meant for external use on the skin onl

Q. Does Brite lighten/bleach your skin?

Brite bleaches/lightens dark patches of skin

Q. Does Brite lighten skin permanently?

It reduces the accumulation of skin pigment called melanin that causes darkening of skin. This effect of Brite is reversible (reversible depigmentation) with time and exposure to sun and therefore not permanent

Q. Does Brite bleach clothes?

No. Brite has no known effect on bleaching clothes

Q. Does Brite make skin darker?

Brite may cause blue-black darkening of skin. This is not the normal effect of Brite. Discontinue use and contact your doctor immediately if you notice darkening of skin upon use of Brite

Q. Does Brite help acne?

No. Brite is used to bleach or lighten dark patches of skin. It has no known effect in the treatment of acne

Q. Does Brite cause redness?

Occasionally Brite may cause side effects – redness of skin, sore, itchy, inflamed skin indicating an allergic reaction. Please contact your doctor immediately if you notice any such skin reactions.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 13th Dec 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
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