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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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What are the side effects of using skin lite cream?

hello doctor i am pushpa from kerala i have a doubt about skin cream i have heard that by using this skin lite cream may cause some side effects my mom using this skin lite cream since 2 months. under her eyes become dark patches she looks fair. she need to stop that cream .it causes any side effects.
Tue, 5 Mar 2019
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Hi,

Skinlite cream is composed of Hydroquinone, Mometasone and Tretinoin as ingredients. It has hydroquinone in it which helps in lightening the skin colour. However it also makes skin sensitive to sunrays.

Steroid-induced pimples, photosensitivity, rosacea, skin atrophy, stretch marks, pigmentation, dryness, severe itching and hair growth on the face are few side effects which can be seen with its use.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Ashakiran S, General & Family Physician
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