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Hydroquinone - What is it for

​Hydroquinone is used to lighten areas of darkened skin. It reduces the amount of brown pigments (melanin) produced in your skin. 

Hydroquinone may come in different combinations with other additives such as topical steroid and topical tretinoin.

Hydroquinone - Additional Information

​The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:

● Swollen face/eyes/lips/tongue

● Difficulty in breathing

● Itchy skin rashes over your whole body

If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.

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