EpiQuin Micro (Topical)

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EpiQuin Micro cream / skin lighter

Hello, I have a sun spot or age spot on my upper nose where your eye glasses would lay. Finally I went to doctors and was given EpiQuin Micro cream to use once a day. My question is how safe is this drug? And well I always have to use cream the rest o...
by Shari in Columbus,Ohio, 10/18/2007

EpiQuin Micro-Oxidation or Darkening or Cream

My tube of EpiQuin Micro has turned dark brown during it's use.  I began use about 6 months ago.  It was very effective the first four weeks, but seems to have lost it's effectiveness. I try to remember applying a 55 sunscreen before...
by Lee Harrington in Plano, TX, 10/30/2006

use of EpiQuin Micro

Can I use EpiQuin Micro for upper and lower eyelids, so long as I don't get it directly in my eye? Also, is it effective for under arm hyperpigmentation?
by Deanna in Avondale, AZ, 09/17/2006

Use of EpiQuin Micro (topical)

When should you use moisturizing cream on your face in conjunction with using epiquin micro on your face to treat dark spots and sun damage? Also what is a good moisturizing cream to use when using epiquin micro? When first using epiquin micro (top...
by michelle in tampa, FL, 09/03/2006

Post Surgery 1 year and 8 months Leg Veins Trivek System Brown Bruises/Red Marks

I had varicose veins (Trivek System) removed in October 2004. Almost 2 years later, I have brown bruises and red markings in some areas. I have been using Vit K Creme. Would this topical EpiQuin help with this problem. Please Respond and ThankYou.
by Ida F in Watertown, CT, 06/22/2006

EpiQuin Micro (Topical) Drug and Prescription Information

EpiQuin Micro (Topical)

EpiQuin Micro (Topical) Medication Classification

HYDROQUINONE (On the skin)

EpiQuin Micro (Topical) Brandname

Lustra-AF, Melquin-3, Melanex, Solaquin Forte, Eldoquin Forte, Lustra, Alphaquin HP, Alustra, Claripel, Melpaque HP, Melquin HP, Nuquin HP, EpiQuin Micro, Glyquin, Eldopaque Forte

EpiQuin Micro (Topical) is used for the Treatment

Hydroquinone (HYE-droe-kwin-one) Lightens freckles and brown patches on the skin (liver spots).

When To Not Use EpiQuin Micro (Topical)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to hydroquinone.

How Should You Use EpiQuin Micro (Topical)

Foam, Cream, Gel/Jelly, Liquid

  • Your doctor will tell you how much to use and how often.
  • Use only on the skin.
  • Put a small amount of medicine on the skin spots.
  • Keep the medicine away from your eyes and mouth.
  • If you do get medicine in your eyes, rinse your eyes with water and call your doctor.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water after using this medicine.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Use the missed dose as soon as possible.
  • If it is almost time for your next regular dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose.
  • Do not put on two doses at the same time.

Proper EpiQuin Micro (Topical) Storage

Store EpiQuin Micro (Topical) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep EpiQuin Micro (Topical) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using EpiQuin Micro (Topical)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

EpiQuin Micro (Topical) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you have other medical problems.
  • Protect your skin from the sun with clothing or sunscreen while using this medicine.

EpiQuin Micro (Topical) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Skin rash, redness, swelling, or intense itching
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Itching or mild stinging

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