Hydroquinone + Mometasone + Tretinoin is a combination of three medicines: Hydroquinone + Mometasone + Tretinoin1, Hydroquinone + Mometasone + Tretinoin2 and Hydroquinone + Mometasone + Tretinoin3, which treats melasma (dark spots on skin). Hydroquinone + Mometasone + Tretinoin1 is a skin lightening medicine. It reduces the amount of a skin pigment (melanin) that causes darkening of skin. This effect is reversible. Hydroquinone + Mometasone + Tretinoin2 is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Hydroquinone + Mometasone + Tretinoin3 is a form of vitamin A that helps the skin to renew itself more quickly.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Melasol?
Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Q. How to use Melasol?
Follow the directions given by the doctor. Apply the medicine thinly and in sufficient quantity to cover the affected areas. Melasol is usually applied two or three times a day to the affected areas of skin.
Q. Will Melasol be more effective if taken more than prescribed?
No, Melasol will not be more effective if overused. Overusing the medicine can result in too much medicine being absorbed into the body. This may lead to thinning or weakening of the skin and other serious side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Jan 2019. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.