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Lumaglo Forte Cream


Overview

Introduction

Lumaglo Forte Cream is a prescription medicine having a combination of medicines that is used to treat melasma. It helps in quick skin renewal. It provides relief from redness, swelling and itching.

Lumaglo Forte Cream should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash your hands before using this medicine. It is advised to check the label for directions before use. It is for external use only.

Do not use this medicine more than the recommended dose. Inform your doctor if you have known allergies from this medicine. The common side effects of this medicine include burning, irritation, itching and redness at the application site.

If these side effects or any other symptoms which you think are because of this medicine persist for a longer duration, please consult your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or are suffering from any other disease. This medicine is not safe to use in breastfeeding mothers.

Uses of Lumaglo Forte Cream

  • Melasma

Side effects of Lumaglo Forte Cream

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Lumaglo Forte

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Lumaglo Forte 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 Lumaglo Forte Cream works

Lumaglo Forte Cream is a combination of three medicines: Hydroquinone, Tretinoin and Fluocinolone acetonide which treat melasma (dark spots on skin). Hydroquinone is a skin lightening medicine. It reduces the amount of a skin pigment (melanin) that causes darkening of skin. Tretinoin is a form of vitamin A that helps the skin to renew itself more quickly. Fluocinolone acetonide is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lumaglo Forte Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
UNSAFE
Lumaglo Forte Cream is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Patient Concerns

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sir suggest me any cream which help to get whiten skin like melacare forte but not melacare forte.
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Dermatology
Skin whitening is a myth only the tanning can be resolved and the black pigmentation The complexion can't be changed
I was getting treated with melasma. I was given Koji gloe forte before and now it is changed to Kojiglow ultra cream. I want to know are they different or how it is Kojiglow ultra cream mornlg& Depiwite cream at bed time can you once check on this and let me know
Dr. Banashree Majumdar
Dermatology
Dear PATIENT the products are good, you can use them
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References

  1. Fluocinolone acetonide, hydroquinone, and tretinoin. Canada: G Production Inc.; 2002 [revised Mar. 2014]. [Accessed 29 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Medscape. Fluocinolone/tretinoin/hydroquinone. [Accessed 29 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Fluocinolone acetonide + hydroquinone + tretinoin. Canada: G Production Inc.; 2013. [Accessed 29 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.
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