Kojic Acid

Information about Kojic Acid

Kojic acid uses

Kojic Acid is used in the treatment of hyperpigmentation and melasma.

How kojic acid works

Kojic acid suppresses enzymes that remove oxygen from certain amino acids, polyphenols, xanthines and also competes with, and blocks, the natural enzymes that direct melanin production, eventually lightening your skin.

Common side effects of kojic acid

Available Medicine for Kojic Acid

No medicine available

Content on this page was last updated on 23 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)