Metacortil-Lite Cream Description:
Metacortil-Lite Cream is a combination of two medicines: Hydroquinone Topical, Mometasone Topical and Tretinoin Topical which treat melasma (dark spots on skin). Hydroquinone Topical is a skin lightening medicine. It reduces the amount of a skin pigment (melanin) that causes darkening of skin. Mometasone Topical is a steroid medicine. It blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Tretinoin Topical is a form of vitamin A that helps the skin to renew itself more quickly.
Metacortil-Lite Cream is used in the treatment of melasma (Dark patches on the skin).
Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness), Dry skin, Skin thinning, Acne.
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
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