Nu-Derm

Generic of Adv Allergy Collection Kit, Ala-Scalp Hp, Alkindi Sprinkle, Anusol-Hc, Cortef, Cortenema, Pramosone, Procort, Proctocort, Texacort, Kaxm, Kexm, Kutea, Kuxm, Hydroxym, Aquanil Hc, Neosporin, Preparation H

What is Nu-Derm used for?

Hydroquinone is used to lighten the dark patches of skin (also called hyperpigmentation, melasma, "liver spots," "age spots," freckles) caused by pregnancy, birth control pills, hormone medicine, or injury to the skin. This medicine works by blocking the process in the skin that leads to discoloration.

CHEMICAL NAME

Hydroquinone

DRUG TYPE

Misc Conditions
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Nu-Derm Frequently Asked Questions

Follow all directions on the product package, or use as directed by your doctor. Before using, apply a small amount of this medicine to an area of unbroken skin, and check the area within 24 hours for any serious side effects. If the test area is itching, red, puffy, or blistering, do not use this product and contact your doctor. If there is just mild redness, then treatment with this product may begin.

Apply this medication to the affected areas of skin, usually twice daily or as directed by your doctor. This medication is for use on the skin only. If it is used incorrectly, unwanted skin lightening may occur. Avoid getting this product in your eyes or on the inside of your nose or mouth. If you do get this medication in those areas, flush with plenty of water.

This medication may make the treated areas of skin more sensitive to the sun. Avoid prolonged sun exposure, tanning booths, and sunlamps. Use a sunscreen and wear protective clothing on the treated areas of skin when outdoors.

Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same times each day.

Tell your doctor if your condition lasts or gets worse after 2 months.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

Nu-Derm Dosage and Form Information

Cream
4 %
4 %-Spf 15

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