Is Mequinol safe to use?

Is Mequinol safe to use?

Mequinol and tretinoin topical is for use only on the skin. Avoid getting this medication in your eyes, mouth, or along the creases of your nose. If it does get into these areas, wash with water. Do not use mequinol and tretinoin on sunburned, windburned, dry, chapped, irritated, or broken skin.

Is Mequinol water soluble?

3D Structure for HMDB0029696 (Mequinol)

Property Value Source
Water Solubility 36.1 g/L ALOGPS
logP 10(1.31) g/L ALOGPS
logP 10(1.51) g/L ChemAxon
logS 10(-0.54) g/L ALOGPS

What is similar to hydroquinone?

Alternatives to hydroquinone

  • Acids: Kojic acid, tranexamic acid, and azelaic acid.
  • Retinoids: Tretinoin, tazarotene, adapalene.
  • Chemical peels: glycolic acid, mandelic acid, trichloroacetic acid.
  • Vitamins: Niacinamide, Vitamin C.
  • Combinations.
  • Combining with hydroquinone.

What is monomethyl ether hydroquinone?

In practice, hydroquinone monomethyl ether (p-methoxyphenol, MeHQ), among others, has established itself as a standard stabilizer. Under the process conditions of acrylic acid production, MeHQ is required at high tempera- tures and in the presence of dissolved atmospheric oxygen for polymerization in- hibition.

Is niacinamide the same as hydroquinone?

Topical niacinamide wasn’t quite as effective as hydroquinone, but it did pretty well. For comparison, 44 percent saw a good to excellent improvement in their melasma with niacinamide versus 55 percent who saw the same with hydroquinone.

Are there any side effects to taking mequinol?

Mequinol and tretinoin can cause some stinging, burning, warmth, tingling, itching, redness, swelling, dryness, peeling, or other skin irritation. Stop using the medication and call your doctor if any of these side effects become severe. You may need to use less of the medication or apply it less often.

What do you need to know about mequinol and tretinoin?

Tretinoin is a topical form of vitamin A that helps the skin renew itself. Mequinol and tretinoin topical (applied to the skin) is used to treat age spots, liver spots, and sun spots, also called solar lentigines (len-TYE-ge-neez). Mequinol and tretinoin topical may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.

How often should I wash my face after applying mequinol?

Do not wash the treated area for at least 6 hours after applying this medication. Mequinol and tretinoin is usually applied twice daily, at least 8 hours apart. Follow your doctor’s instructions. After applying this medication, wait at least 30 minutes before applying makeup or other cosmetics.