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Lightens dark patches on the skin (such as liver spots, age spots, or freckles) caused by pregnancy, birth control pills, hormone medicines, or skin injury.

Brand Names

Solaquin Forte
Eldoquin Forte
Alphaquin HP
Melpaque HP
Melquin HP
Nuquin HP
EpiQuin Micro
Eldopaque Forte

When You Should Not Take The Medication

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to hydroquinone or sulfites.

How To Store And Dispose Of This Medicine

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Do not freeze.

Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of the used medicine container and any leftover medicine after you have finished your treatment. You will also need to throw away old medicine after the expiration date has passed.

Keep all medicine away from children and never share your medicine with anyone.

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing.
Intense itching, blistering, swelling, or blue-black darkening of the skin.

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
Skin redness or mild stinging.

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor.