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General Information on Mequinol and Tretinoin

Generic Name : Mequinol and Tretinoin

Pronunciation : ME-kwi-nole-TREH-tih-noyn

Latest prescription information about Mequinol and Tretinoin. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y56.9 | Therapeutic Classification : Miscellaneous Dermatologicals

Trade Names/Brand Names of Mequinol and Tretinoin

International- Solage.

Why is Mequinol and Tretinoin Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a combination of depigmentation agent and retinoid, prescribed for solar lentigines.  It helps the skin renew itself.

When should Mequinol and Tretinoin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in pregnant women and patients with hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Mequinol and Tretinoin?

Topical- Apply twice daily by using the applicator, as directed by your physician.

How should Mequinol and Tretinoin be taken?

It comes as a solution for topical application.

What are the warnings and precautions for Mequinol and Tretinoin?

For external use only; avoid contact with eyes and mouth.

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of eczema, irritated or inflamed skin, increased number of white blood cells, vitiligo, sunburn, who are taking other medications, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Avoid using other topical medication, cosmetics, or other products while using this medication; otherwise it may cause drying effect.

It should not be used in children.

Avoid exposure to sunlight.

It is inflammable; avoid storing nearby open flame or while smoking.

What are the side effects of Mequinol and Tretinoin?

   Most Common : Redness, burning, stinging, tingling, desquamation, itching, and skin irritation.

What are the other precautions for Mequinol and Tretinoin?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Mequinol and Tretinoin?

Store it at controlled room temperature (15 -30C).

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