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Palmers Skin Success Eventone Fade Side Effects

Generic Name: hydroquinone topical

Note: This document contains side effect information about hydroquinone topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Palmers Skin Success Eventone Fade.

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 side effects have included localized contact dermatitis. Exogenous ochronosis (involving over 10,000 exposures under careful clinical supervision) has been reported at an incidence of 22 cases in more than 50 years.[Ref]


1. "Product Information. Eldoquin Forte (hydroquinone topical)." ICN Pharmaceuticals Inc, Costa Mesa, CA.

2. Levitt J "The safety of hydroquinone: a dermatologist's response to the 2006 Federal Register." J Am Acad Dermatol 57 (2007): 854-72

3. "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.

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

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