Medicine : Luminosa Cream(15gm)

Name:Luminosa Cream(15gm)
Type:Cream
Manufacturer:Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic Use:Hydroquinone , Tretinoin
Composition:Hydroquinone(2 % W/w) , Tretinoin(0025 % W/w)
Substitutes:luminosa cream(15gm) , luminosa cream(15gm)


Generic ( Hydroquinone )



Typical use Of Hydroquinone :Dark Patches
Mechanism of action of Hydroquinone :Hydroquinone Is A Topical Depigmentating Agent Used In Hyperpigmentation Conditions By Suppressing Melanocyte Metabolic Processes. It Also Increases Melanin Excretion From Melanocytes And Prevents Its Production.
Drug Interaction of Hydroquinone :Do Not Start, Stop, Or Change The Dosage Of Any Medicine Before Check With Your Doctor Or Pharmacist First. Before Using This Medication, Tell Your Doctor Or Pharmacist Of All Prescription And Nonprescription/herbal Products You May Use. Keep A List Of All Your Medications With You, And Share The List With Your Doctor And Pharmacist.
Side effects of Hydroquinone :Transient Erythema, Mild Burning Sensations, Hyperpigmentation. Staining And Corneal Opacities. Tremors And Convulsions After Systemic Absorption. Occasionally, Hypersensitivity.

INTERACTIONS OF HYDROQUINONE


How Hydroquinone will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Hydroquinone will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Hydroquinone

No Studies Found






Generic ( Tretinoin )



Typical use Of Tretinoin :Acne Vulgaris, Promyelocytic Leukemia.
Mechanism of action of Tretinoin :Tretinoin Stimulates Mitosis And Turnover Of Follicular Epithelial Cells And Reduce Their Cohesiveness. This Facilitates Extrusion Of Existing Comedones And Prevents Formation Of New Comedone. It Also Exhibits Thinning Effect On The Stratum Corneum. In Acute Promyelocytic Leukaemia, It Induces Cellular Differentiation And Decreases Proliferations.
Drug Interaction of Tretinoin :Tretinoin Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Alcohol, Benzoyl Peroxide, Minoxidil, Resorcinol, Retinol (Vitamin A), Salicylic Acid, Sulphur. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Tretinoin :Erythema, Irritation, Warmth Feeling.

INTERACTIONS OF TRETINOIN


How Tretinoin will impact on Pregnancy ?

Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown Risk To Fetus. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Tretinoin will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Tretinoin

No Studies Found