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Skinlite Cream

ZYDUS CADILA
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175
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Skinlite Cream

ZYDUS CADILA
*Estimated Price
175
Add to Cart

About Skinlite Cream

Skinlite Cream is a topical skin cream used for skin whitening and to treat acne, freckles, melasma and other allergic skin disorders. It is a triple combination of HydroquinoneMometasone and Tretinoin.

Uses Benefits and uses of Skinlite Cream

Skinlite Cream is generally used as a fairness cream but there are several other uses where it could be prescribed:-
  1. Dark Pigmentation
  2. Melasma
  3. Lightening the brown spots
  4. Acne Vulgaris
  5. Freckles
  6. Age Spots
  7. Wrinkles
  8. Allergic Disorders
  9. Skin inflammation
  10. Redness & itching
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Skinlite Cream as well. Please do not use this cream because someone has used it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a specialist before using the cream.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Skinlite Cream

Apart from the uses of Skinlite Cream, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Skin Irritation
  2. Contact Dermatitis
  3. Skin Lightening
  4. Skin Burning (due to Tretinoin)
  5. Hypopigmentation
  6. Swelling of face (due to Tretinoin)
  7. Skin thinning
  8. Hair loss, shortness of breath and headache (due to Tretinoin)
  9. Skin redness & inflammation (due to Hydroquinone)
  10. Hormonal Changes, Acne, Rosacea, stretch marks, pimples (due to Mometasone)
  11. Dryness
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please consult a dermatologist instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use (especially due to steroid).

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Skinlite Cream

Skinlite Cream is made with the following active ingredients:-
  1. Hydroquinone Topical - 2% w/w - It is a melanin synthesis inhibitor. Melanin is a skin pigment that accumulates and causes skin darkening. Hydroquinone has a bleaching effect and inhibits the formation and accumulation of melanin. It also Inhibits the activity of tyrosinase.
  2. Mometasone furoate Topical - 0.1% w/w - It is a corticosteroid (topical glucocorticosteroid) which is an anti-inflammatory steroid that helps in reducing redness, skin inflammation disorders such as eczema & psoriasis, itching, swelling, hay fever, asthma etc. The inflammation is reduced by prevention of the accumulation macrophages in the sites of inflammation and the reduction of the permeability of the capillary membranes. Wiki
  3. Tretinoin Topical - 0.025% w/w - Tretinoin is known as all-trans retinoic acid. It is used topically to prevent acne & pimples. It increases the turnover of follicular epithelial cells
Source: NCBI

Skinlite Cream should be used in prescribed quantity by the doctor. You can buy Skinlite Cream from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered moderately expensive by popular opinion. It comes in form of cream and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Zydus Cadila.

How to use Skinlite Cream? -  The Skinlite cream is to be applied topically on the skin as instructed by a doctor. This cream is for external or local application only and should NOT be swallowed or injected. This cream should be generally applied during the night time.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Skinlite Cream

  • How does it work? Hydroquinone inhibits the deposition of melanin on the skin and thus helps in lightening skin pigmentation. Mometasone, on the other hand, is a steroid that helps in reducing skin inflammation & itching. Lastly, it contains Tretinoin that is crucial in the treatment of acne and pimples by increasing the turnover of epithelial cells on follicles.
  • If after applying Skinlite cream doesn't show improvement, please seek medical help for alternate solution
  • Do not use this cream on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this cream to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the cream
  • Store Skinlite Cream at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • As Skinlite Cream contains steroid, there might be some side effects such as acne, hair growth, appetite changes etc. when subjected to a longer use
  • Skinlite Cream is not the cure to a problem but only provides temporary change in skin pigmentation and acne
  • Using large amount of cream might also cause hormonal changes
  • Skinlite Cream has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Skinlite Cream

Before using Skinlite Cream, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Allergic to Skinlite Cream or any of its components
  • Not suitable for children under 12 years of age
  • Pregnant women
  • Sunburns
  • Hypersensitivity
Skinlite Cream Drug Interactions
  • Salicylic acid (present in many face washes)
  • Sulfur
  • Resorcinol
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Skinlite Cream. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Avoid excess exposure to sunlight because it may reverse the bleaching effect of Hydroquinone. Use sunscreen if sun exposure is unavoidable.
  • Do not cover the area where you have applied the cream
  • Avoid contact with eyes or mouth. In case of any contact, wash the eyes or mouth immediately and consult a medical professional
  • Using large amount of cream might affect the hormones
  • Do not wash the affected area immediately after applying this cream
  • Clean and dry the skin area where Skinlite Cream is to be applied
  • Contact your dermatologist if you develop any unprecedented rashes or skin allergies
  • Do not use Skinlite Cream on open wounds or injuries
  • Inform your doctor about all the other cosmetic products that you are using on face

FAQs Commonly asked question on Skinlite Cream

1. Is Skinlite Cream safe to be used on the face?
Yes, it is safe to use Skinlite Cream on the face for skin whitening and treatment of acne as per the instruction of a dermatologist.

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Skinlite Cream, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Skinlite Cream, please talk to a physician immediately. It might cause pilling and even affect the hormones.

3. Can Skinlite Cream be used along with alcohol?
There is no significant interaction between Skinlite and alcohol.

4. Can Skinlite Cream be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
Lactating Women should consult a gynecologist for more details before using this cream. Pregnant women should avoid Tretinoin and must weigh the pros & cons of the cream, with the help of a doctor before it is used.

5. Can I buy Skinlite cream Over The Counter (OTC)?
Yes, Skinlite Cream is available over the counter. But it is recommended to seek an advice from a medical professional before using this cream.

6. Is using Skinlite Cream addictive?
No. Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the cream. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Skinlite Cream might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Can use of Skinlite Cream cause cancer?
There are some rodent studies that found that high amount of hydroquinone can cause cancer. Although, there is no carcinogenic property associated with humans. It is on the cancer watch list of FDA. Read more

9. Will my skin become dark again if I stop using Skinlite Cream?
Yes. The effects of Skinlite cream are temporary where it inhibits the accumulation of melanin in the skin. Once the cream is discontinued, melanin will start accumulating again.

10. How does using Skinlite Cream helps with acne?
Skinlite Cream has Tretinoin that is used to treat acne.

11. Is Hydroquinone bad for my skin?
There are some side-effects associated with hydroquinone such as skin redness & inflammation. Generally, hydroquinone is combined with steroids to prevent the inflammation. Also, large quantities of hydroquinone might cause cancer. (read the answer above)

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Skinlite Cream

Skin lite Cream is a fairness cream with steroid. It is generally effective
There are some other products also like melacare cream with same composition.
Skinlite Cream is good to treat acne as well. But it contains steroid that causes acne as side effect as well. Maybe we can go with some other option.
My dermatologist told me to use this cream. It did work for me and I'm two tones brighter now.
Is the effect of skin lightening permanent?

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Skinlite Cream is available in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Skinlite Cream. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Skinlite Cream. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

About Skinlite Cream

Skinlite Cream is a topical skin cream used for skin whitening and to treat acne, freckles, melasma and other allergic skin disorders. It is a triple combination of HydroquinoneMometasone and Tretinoin.

Uses Benefits and uses of Skinlite Cream

Skinlite Cream is generally used as a fairness cream but there are several other uses where it could be prescribed:-
  1. Dark Pigmentation
  2. Melasma
  3. Lightening the brown spots
  4. Acne Vulgaris
  5. Freckles
  6. Age Spots
  7. Wrinkles
  8. Allergic Disorders
  9. Skin inflammation
  10. Redness & itching
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Skinlite Cream as well. Please do not use this cream because someone has used it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a specialist before using the cream.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Skinlite Cream

Apart from the uses of Skinlite Cream, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Skin Irritation
  2. Contact Dermatitis
  3. Skin Lightening
  4. Skin Burning (due to Tretinoin)
  5. Hypopigmentation
  6. Swelling of face (due to Tretinoin)
  7. Skin thinning
  8. Hair loss, shortness of breath and headache (due to Tretinoin)
  9. Skin redness & inflammation (due to Hydroquinone)
  10. Hormonal Changes, Acne, Rosacea, stretch marks, pimples (due to Mometasone)
  11. Dryness
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please consult a dermatologist instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use (especially due to steroid).

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Skinlite Cream

Skinlite Cream is made with the following active ingredients:-
  1. Hydroquinone Topical - 2% w/w - It is a melanin synthesis inhibitor. Melanin is a skin pigment that accumulates and causes skin darkening. Hydroquinone has a bleaching effect and inhibits the formation and accumulation of melanin. It also Inhibits the activity of tyrosinase.
  2. Mometasone furoate Topical - 0.1% w/w - It is a corticosteroid (topical glucocorticosteroid) which is an anti-inflammatory steroid that helps in reducing redness, skin inflammation disorders such as eczema & psoriasis, itching, swelling, hay fever, asthma etc. The inflammation is reduced by prevention of the accumulation macrophages in the sites of inflammation and the reduction of the permeability of the capillary membranes. Wiki
  3. Tretinoin Topical - 0.025% w/w - Tretinoin is known as all-trans retinoic acid. It is used topically to prevent acne & pimples. It increases the turnover of follicular epithelial cells
Source: NCBI

Skinlite Cream should be used in prescribed quantity by the doctor. You can buy Skinlite Cream from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered moderately expensive by popular opinion. It comes in form of cream and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Zydus Cadila.

How to use Skinlite Cream? -  The Skinlite cream is to be applied topically on the skin as instructed by a doctor. This cream is for external or local application only and should NOT be swallowed or injected. This cream should be generally applied during the night time.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Skinlite Cream

  • How does it work? Hydroquinone inhibits the deposition of melanin on the skin and thus helps in lightening skin pigmentation. Mometasone, on the other hand, is a steroid that helps in reducing skin inflammation & itching. Lastly, it contains Tretinoin that is crucial in the treatment of acne and pimples by increasing the turnover of epithelial cells on follicles.
  • If after applying Skinlite cream doesn't show improvement, please seek medical help for alternate solution
  • Do not use this cream on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this cream to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the cream
  • Store Skinlite Cream at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • As Skinlite Cream contains steroid, there might be some side effects such as acne, hair growth, appetite changes etc. when subjected to a longer use
  • Skinlite Cream is not the cure to a problem but only provides temporary change in skin pigmentation and acne
  • Using large amount of cream might also cause hormonal changes
  • Skinlite Cream has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Skinlite Cream

Before using Skinlite Cream, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Allergic to Skinlite Cream or any of its components
  • Not suitable for children under 12 years of age
  • Pregnant women
  • Sunburns
  • Hypersensitivity
Skinlite Cream Drug Interactions
  • Salicylic acid (present in many face washes)
  • Sulfur
  • Resorcinol
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Skinlite Cream. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Avoid excess exposure to sunlight because it may reverse the bleaching effect of Hydroquinone. Use sunscreen if sun exposure is unavoidable.
  • Do not cover the area where you have applied the cream
  • Avoid contact with eyes or mouth. In case of any contact, wash the eyes or mouth immediately and consult a medical professional
  • Using large amount of cream might affect the hormones
  • Do not wash the affected area immediately after applying this cream
  • Clean and dry the skin area where Skinlite Cream is to be applied
  • Contact your dermatologist if you develop any unprecedented rashes or skin allergies
  • Do not use Skinlite Cream on open wounds or injuries
  • Inform your doctor about all the other cosmetic products that you are using on face

FAQs Commonly asked question on Skinlite Cream

1. Is Skinlite Cream safe to be used on the face?
Yes, it is safe to use Skinlite Cream on the face for skin whitening and treatment of acne as per the instruction of a dermatologist.

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Skinlite Cream, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Skinlite Cream, please talk to a physician immediately. It might cause pilling and even affect the hormones.

3. Can Skinlite Cream be used along with alcohol?
There is no significant interaction between Skinlite and alcohol.

4. Can Skinlite Cream be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
Lactating Women should consult a gynecologist for more details before using this cream. Pregnant women should avoid Tretinoin and must weigh the pros & cons of the cream, with the help of a doctor before it is used.

5. Can I buy Skinlite cream Over The Counter (OTC)?
Yes, Skinlite Cream is available over the counter. But it is recommended to seek an advice from a medical professional before using this cream.

6. Is using Skinlite Cream addictive?
No. Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the cream. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Skinlite Cream might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Can use of Skinlite Cream cause cancer?
There are some rodent studies that found that high amount of hydroquinone can cause cancer. Although, there is no carcinogenic property associated with humans. It is on the cancer watch list of FDA. Read more

9. Will my skin become dark again if I stop using Skinlite Cream?
Yes. The effects of Skinlite cream are temporary where it inhibits the accumulation of melanin in the skin. Once the cream is discontinued, melanin will start accumulating again.

10. How does using Skinlite Cream helps with acne?
Skinlite Cream has Tretinoin that is used to treat acne.

11. Is Hydroquinone bad for my skin?
There are some side-effects associated with hydroquinone such as skin redness & inflammation. Generally, hydroquinone is combined with steroids to prevent the inflammation. Also, large quantities of hydroquinone might cause cancer. (read the answer above)

Skinlite Cream Image

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Skinlite Cream

Skin lite Cream is a fairness cream with steroid. It is generally effective
There are some other products also like melacare cream with same composition.
Skinlite Cream is good to treat acne as well. But it contains steroid that causes acne as side effect as well. Maybe we can go with some other option.
My dermatologist told me to use this cream. It did work for me and I'm two tones brighter now.
Is the effect of skin lightening permanent?

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Buy Skinlite Cream in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Skinlite Cream. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Skinlite Cream. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

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