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Hydroquinone topical Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Hydroquinone topical is also known as: AMBI Fade, Alera, Blanche, Eldopaque, Eldoquin Forte, EpiQuin Micro, Esoterica, Glytone Clarifying, Hydroquinone and Sunscreen, LumaSilk, Lustra-AF, Melamin, Melamix, Melpaque HP, Melquin, Melquin HP, NeoStrata HQ Skin Lightening, Neova Complex HQ Plus, Obagi Condition and Enhance, Obagi Skin Lightening Complex, Obagi-C Rx System C-Therapy Night Cream, Palmers Skin Success Eventone Fade, Skin Lightening Complex, Skinprint Cleartone, Solaquin Forte

Medically reviewed on September 13, 2017

Hydroquinone topical Pregnancy Warnings

Hydroquinone topical has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Hydroquinone topical is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

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Hydroquinone topical Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of hydroquinone topical into human milk. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering hydroquinone topical to nursing women.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Glyquin XM (hydroquinone topical)." ICN Canada Ltd, Montreal, IN.
  2. "Product Information. Eldoquin Forte (hydroquinone topical)." ICN Pharmaceuticals Inc, Costa Mesa, CA.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Eldoquin Forte (hydroquinone topical)." ICN Pharmaceuticals Inc, Costa Mesa, CA.
  2. "Product Information. Glyquin XM (hydroquinone topical)." ICN Canada Ltd, Montreal, IN.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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