Alphaquin HP Cream
Name: Alphaquin HP Cream
ALPHAQUIN® HP 4% CREAM Rx (HYDROQUINONE 4% USP SKIN BLEACHING MOISTURIZING TOPICAL CREAM WITH SUNSCREENS)
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY: NOT FOR OPHTHALMIC, NASAL OR OTIC USE.
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.
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.
Safety and effectiveness in children below the age of 12 years has not been established.
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.