hydroquinone/sunscreen - topical
GENERIC NAME: HYDROQUINONE/SUNSCREEN - TOPICAL (hi-dro-KWIN-own/sunscreen)
USES: 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 product also contains sunscreens to help prevent spots from returning due to sunlight or ultraviolet light exposure.This medicine works by blocking the process in the skin that leads to discoloration.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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