Hydroquinone Topical Cream 4pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Hydroquinone: Topical cream (4%)

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Hydroquinone 4% Top Cr
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What is this Medicine?

HYDROQUINONE (hahy droh kwi NOHN) is applied to the the skin to lighten areas that have darkened. Some products also contain sunscreens.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Hydroquinone: Topical cream(4%)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Hydroquinone 4% Topical Cream

NDC: 458020980
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Photoaging, Lentigines (freckles), Chloasma, Melasma

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Hydroquinone 4% Topical Cream
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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