Drug Index


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.

Hepatic Dose :

It has been recommended if hepatic enzymes increase to > 5-times the upper limit of normal, consideration should be given to temporarily discontinuing oral tretinoin therapy.
02/21/2024 22:06:27 Mequinol/Tretinoin
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