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Drug information on Albaquine (Monobenzone) from Puneet Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.


Puneet Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Monobenzone
20 g
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Drug Name : Monobenzone

Monobenzone(Benoquin) generic Albaquine is a depigmenting agent, prescribed to permanently lighten skin in people with vitiligo. It works by increasing elimination of melanin (pigment molecules) from skin cells.
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Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017

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Medical Condition(s) for which Albaquine may be prescribed

Side effects of Albaquine

Severe irritation, itching, burning, redness or swelling of the skin.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Topical- Apply a thin layer 2 or 3 times per day, to the pigmented skin areas and rub gently.

How to use Albaquine?

It comes as an ointment to apply topically as directed by your physician.

When is Albaquine not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Albaquine

Avoid exposure to sunlight or tanning beds.

• Avoid using this medication for freckles, café-au-lait spots, sun damage, melanoma, jaundice, or other pigmentation disorders.

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

Other Precautions for Albaquine

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Albaquine

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.

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