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Patchy and uneven skin tone, using skin lite, getting rashes all over the face. Alternate medicine?

Hi , I hd a real patchy and uneven skintone , i started using skinlite and it worked wonders on my skin , hwever i do follow a strict diet regime as well , i dis continued using skin lite fr 10 days and i got prickly heat rashes all over the face , wen started using skinlite back my skin ws back to tat same lovely glow , i heard tat it is not advisable to use skinlite , but i cnt stop using it , do i hve an alternate ?, pls do answer thanks
Asked On : Thu, 10 May 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Jan 2014
hi. Skinlite contains tretinoin, hydroquinone and Mometasone(Steroid). It is a very strong medicine used for Melasma/Pigmentaion. Normal course of action would be to use it not more than 2-3 months and that too under a doctors supervision. Prolonged use more than 2-3 months can lead to steroid related side effects like thinning of skin, flushing, acne, photosensitivity and facial hair in females etc.
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