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Triderma Cream Dosage

Generic name: TRETINOIN 15mg in 30g, FLUOCINOLONE ACETONIDE 3mg in 30g, HYDROQUINONE 1200mg in 30g
Dosage form: cream
Drug class: Topical depigmenting agents

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Feb 28, 2024.

Triderma should be applied once daily at night. It should be applied at least 30 minutes before bedtime.
Gently wash the fuce and neck with a mild cleanser. Rinse and pat the skin dry. Apply a thin film of the cream to the hyper pigmented areas of melasma including about 1/2 inch of normal appearing skin surrounding each lesion. Rub lightly and uniformly into the skin. Do not use occlusive dressing.
During the day, use a sunscreen of SPF 30, and wear protective clothing. Avoid sunlight exposure. Patients may use moisturizers and/or cosmetics during the day.
Duration of Action: Triderma Cream is for short-term (up to 8 weeks) treatment of moderate to severe melasma of the face. It is not for long­term (more than 8 weeks) or maintenance (continuous) treatment of melasma. Milder forms of melasma may not need treatment with medicine. Melasma can also be managed by staying out of the sun or by stopping the use of birth control methods that involve hormones.

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