HYDRO-Q is indicated for the gradual bleaching of hyperpigmented skin conditions such as chlosma, melasma, freckles, senile lentigines and areas of melanin hyperpigmentation.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
HYDRO-Q should be applied to the affected areas twice daily, morning and before bedtime or as directed by a physician.
During and after the use of HYDRO-Q , sun exposure should be limited and a sunscreen agent or protective clothing should be used to cover up the treated areas to prevent regimentation. If no lightening effect is noted after two months of treatment, use of HYDRO-Q should be discontinued. There is no recommended dosage for children under the age of 12 years of age except under the advice and supervision of a
Dosage Forms And Strengths
HYDRO-Q (Hydroquinone 4%) Gel is supplied in a 30 g tube.
Store at controlled room temperature, between 15° and 30°C (59°and 86°F).
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Distributed by: DermAvance Pharmaceuticals, Malvern, PA 19355. Revised: Nov 2019