24 Aug 2009
Tri-Luma contains Fluocinolone/Hydroquinone/Tretinoin.
Fluocinolone is a steroid. It reduces inflammation or swelling.
Hydroquinone topical is a skin bleaching agent.
Tretinoin topical is a form of vitamin A. It helps the skin to renew itself more quickly.
The combination of fluocinolone, hydroquinone, and tretinoin topical is used to treat melasma (dark skin patches) of the face.
It is used short-term for treatment of moderate to severe melasma (darkening) of the face. It is used in combination with sun avoidance measures, including sunscreen use.
The link below states the percentages of active ingredients, at the very bottom of the page. Hope this is useful.
- Tri-Luma Information for Consumers
- Tri-Luma Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Tri-Luma (detailed)
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The patient has a Fitzpatrick skin type of 3 to 4. She is an Asian woman.
1 answer • 1 Dec 2009
I recently got a prescription for Tri-Luma for my melasma, and it is very expensive... I see a lot of online coupons and discount cards, and was ...
1 answer • 18 Jul 2014
Dark spots on face can be depressing.
1 answer • 10 days ago