Hydroquinone Dosage

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Dosage of Hydroquinone in details

The dose of a drug and dosage of the drug are two different terminologies. Dose is defined as the quantity or amount of medicine given by the doctor or taken by the patient at a given period. Dosage is the regimen prescribed by the doctor about how many days and how many times per day the drug is to be taken in specified dose by the patient. The dose is expressed in mg for tablets or gm, micro gm sometimes, ml for syrups or drops for kids syrups. The dose is not fixed for a drug for all conditions, and it changes according to the condition or a disease. It also changes on the age of the patient.
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Hydroquinone Dosage

Generic name: Hydroquinone 40mg in 1g

Dosage form: gel

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Hydroquinone® should be applied to the affected areas twice daily, morning and before bedtime or as directed by a physician.

During and after the use of Hydroquinone®, sun exposure should be limited and a sunscreen agent or protective clothing should be used to cover up the treated areas to prevent regimentation. If no lightening effect is noted after two months of treatment, use of Hydroquinone® should be discontinued. There is no recommended dosage for children under the age of 12 years of age except under the advice and supervision of a physician.

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What other drugs will affect Hydroquinone?

It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on topically applied Hydroquinone. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.

Hydroquinone interactions

Interactions are the effects that happen when the drug is taken along with the food or when taken with other medications. Suppose if you are taking a drug Hydroquinone, it may have interactions with specific foods and specific medications. It will not interact with all foods and medications. The interactions vary from drug to drug. You need to be aware of interactions of the medicine you take. Most medications may interact with alcohol, tobacco, so be cautious.
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Your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor or pharmacist first.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use.

Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.

References

  1. DailyMed. "FLUOCINOLONE ACETONIDE; HYDROQUINONE; TRETINOIN: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailyme... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  2. FDA/SPL Indexing Data. "XV74C1N1AE: The UNique Ingredient Identifier (UNII) is an alphanumeric substance identifier from the joint FDA/USP Substance Registration System (SRS).". https://www.fda.gov/ForIndustry/Data... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  3. MeSH. "Radiation-Protective Agents". https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/68... (accessed September 17, 2018).

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