Drug Index

Mequinol/Tretinoin

 
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Mechanism :

Mequinol is a depigmenting agent.
Tretinoin may repair skin damage due to UV radiation.


Indication :

• Acne Vulgaris


Contraindications :

Hypersensitivity, Pregnancy, women of childbearing potential.


Dosing :

<12 years old: Safety & efficacy not established.

>12 years old: Apply (2%/0.01%) to affected area at bedtime or evening.


Adverse Effect :

Erythema, peeling of skin, pruritus, hypopigmentation, burning, stinging sensation of skin, application site reaction, phototoxicity.


Interaction :

Tetracycline, Doxycycline: Either increases toxicity of the other by unspecified interaction mechanism. Both tretinoin and tetracyclines can cause increased intracranial pressure.


07/17/2019 10:29:58 Mequinol/Tretinoin
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