D-Masi (Hydroquinone) Drug Price and Information

Hydroquinone (D-Masi) is a local cream prescribed for dark or hyper-pigmented skin marks such as freckles (small flat brown marks on the face and sun exposed areas), melasma (brown patches on skin), age spots, and dark spots due to acne, pregnancy-related scars, skin trauma or use of birth control pills. It works by inhibiting tyrosinase, enzyme which is required to make melanin in skin cells. Melanin give the skin the dark color.  
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D-Masi - Encore Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.

D-Masi  Cream

Generic : Hydroquinone
2% /0.025% /0.1%
Price Updated on August 8, 2019
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Substitute/Alternative Medication to D-Masi
Eukroma -2% , Hyde (30 gm) , Hyne , Hypig , Melalite Forte , Quinriv

Drug information on D-Masi from Encore Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.


When is D-Masi prescribed?

It is prescribed for -

What should be the dose and frequency?

Adult:Local application as 2-4% cream. Apply twice daily on the affected site.

What are the common side effects of D-Masi

Local: Mild burning, stinging,tingling, redness, dryness, itching, pimples, rash. Some of the serious effects include blistering, cracking of the skin and ochronosis (bluish black pigmentation on the skin).

How to use D-Masi?

Gently rub the cream topically on the skin until it is evenly distributed. It comes as a cream to apply topically.


In which conditions should D-Masi be avoided?

Hydroquinone cream should not be used during pregnancy or in patients allergic to the drug. It is not recommended for children 12 years or below.


What are the Precautions needed with D-Masi

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of asthma, any allergy, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Avoid contact with eyes , mouth and other mucous membranes.

Avoid using this cream on open wounds or other skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis.

Avoid exposure of the affected skin to direct sunlight.

Are there any additional Precautions?

Stop the medication if there is no improvement after 3 months of treatment.

Drug Interactions of D-Masi

Hydroquinone should be avoided with:
• Hydrogen peroxide ,benzoyl peroxide or other peroxide containing products,since it can cause skin darkening.

At What Temperature Should it be Stored?

Store it at room temperature (20°-25°C), keep away from light and moisture.

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