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Hydroquinone topical Side Effects

For the Consumer

Applies to hydroquinone topical: topical combination cream, topical cream gel emulsion or solution

Side effects include:

Mild skin irritation and sensitization (e.g., burning, erythema, stinging).

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to hydroquinone topical: compounding powder, topical cream, topical emulsion, topical gel, topical solution

Dermatologic

Frequency not reported: Dryness and fissuring of paranasal and infraorbital areas, erythema, stinging, localized contact dermatitis[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Hydroquinone (hydroquinone topical)." Par Pharmaceutical Inc, Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Further information

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

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.