Alphaquin HP Cream

Name: Alphaquin HP Cream

ALPHAQUIN® HP 4% CREAM Rx (HYDROQUINONE 4% USP SKIN BLEACHING MOISTURIZING TOPICAL CREAM WITH SUNSCREENS)

Rx only

FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY: NOT FOR OPHTHALMIC, NASAL OR OTIC USE.

Precautions

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Pregnancy Category C

Animal reproduction studies have not been conducted with hydroquinone. It is also not known whether hydroquinone can cause fetal harm when administered on a pregnant woman or can affect reproductive capacity. It is also not known to what degree, if any, topical hydroquinone is absorbed systemically. Topical hydroquinone should be used in pregnant women only when clearly indicated.

Nursing Mothers

It is not known whether topical administration of hydroquinone is absorbed or excreted in human milk. Caution is advised when topical hydroquinone is used by a nursing mother.

Pediatric Use

Safety and effectiveness in children below the age of 12 years has not been established.

Adverse Reactions

No systemic adverse reactions have been reported. Occasional hypersensitivity (localized contact dermatitis) may occur in which case the medication should be discontinued and the physician notified immediately.

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