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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1 answer • 18 Sep 2009
I have taken Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo and the only side effect I experienced was breast tenderness. I have to switch to Tri-Sprintec for insurance ...
2 answers • 1 Oct 2010
... black spot turned red
0 answers • 9 Feb 2014
Dark spots on face can be depressing.
1 answer • 6 days ago