Skin lite is a skin lightening cream used to lighten the skin color and reduce the appearance of dark spots such as freckles and age spots. It is also effective in treating conditions associated with skin discoloration caused due to pregnancy and trauma. The topical treatment is also beneficial for people with melasma, a skin condition often associated with brown patches on the skin. The skin problem is majorly triggered by pregnancy, usage of birth control pills, and hormone replacement therapy. The great combination of Hydroquinone, Tretinoin and Mometasone Furoate produces a formulation that is extremely beneficial in treating a different kind of dark spots. In total, Skin lite is an effective topical solution to improve skin complexion. It is wise to consult a dermatologist before application of skin lite cream.
Uses of the drug:
Skin lite cream is a magical combination that lightens and brightens up your skin complexion. Along with this, the anti-inflammatory actions of this triple combination drug is helpful in treating inflammatory skin conditions such as dermatitis or eczema. With regular application, you can see significant changes in your skin color. Tretinoin in the formulation that boosts the cell repair cycle, which in turn leads to clear skin.
Working of the drug:
The hydroquinone is a skin lightening and bleaching agent. This drug lightens the darkened skin areas and also works by inhibiting an enzyme reaction in cells. Hydroquinone acts as the skin lightener; Tretinoin is used for lightening the skin peel and Mometasone Furoate is an anti-inflammatory drug. It operates by preventing the release of enzymes which lead to the swelling, pain, and irritation associated with these conditions.
Use skin lite cream, strictly according to your doctor’s direction or according to the instructions on the medication label. A pea-sized amount of cream enough to apply to the whole affected area is generally advised.
Do not alter the dosage of your skin lite cream unless your doctor advises you to do so. Also, do not use this medication after the prescribed period is over. All medications come with a patient leaflet. Refer to the instructions in them for detailed information of that medication. Always store this medicine in a cool and dry place. Before using take a skin allergy test by applying a small amount of cream on an unbroken patch of skin and check for any kind of irritation or allergy of the skin towards the product. After the skin, test wash and dry the affected area to make the infected area free of any kind of dirt. Gently rub in the medicine into the skin until it is evenly distributed. Wash-off the medicine from the hands. Apply it religiously as per doctor’s indications so as the skin lightening process is faster. Proper care of the infected area is necessary. Time to time application of the cream will prove beneficial. Use this medicine as long as the doctor tells you to take. Use the medication exactly as directed. Never use more or less of it or use it more often than prescribed by your doctor.
Side effects of the drug:
Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you notice any of these unwanted effects with the use of skin lite cream: itching, redness, irritation, numbness, peeling off, stinging of the skin, scaling of the skin, rashes, swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue. Dryness and cracking of the skin may occur if applied around eyes or nose, and minor redness or burning sensation at the site of application may also appear in some users.
In the above cases, you must go for immediate medical help. Do not get alarmed by the list. You may /may not experience all of them. Tell your doctor immediately in the above situations.
Common drug interactions:
Certain other drugs can interact with Tretinoin and increase the risk of serious problems. So, it is necessary to consult your doctor about the drug you may have been using. He is the one who will inform you about whether you need to continue the drug or not. Ask your dermatologist to get the full list of the drugs needed to be avoided while taking the drug as they may interfere it and may cause adverse effects.
Warnings and Precautions
Avoid sunlight or artificial UV light exposure while using skin lite cream. Use a sunscreen and wear protective clothing to cover the treated areas while venturing out in sun. This medicine is for topical use only and may be harmful if swallowed. Do not apply on a cracked, injured or irritated skin. If the topical formulation gets accidentally into eyes, then wash your eyes thoroughly with water.
Do not take this drug if you are allergic to any of the ingredients of Skin lite cream. Avoid using it if you have any kind of skin infections caused by any bacteria, virus or fungi. If you have a wound on the skin due to sunburn, windburn, dryness, chapping, or irritation, or on an open wound, do not apply the cream on severely damaged skin.
Let your dermatologist know about certain medical conditions including kidney disorder, liver problems, bleeding issues, or stomach ulcerative colitis.