Mequinol and Tretinoin
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Mequinol and Tretinoin?

(ME kwi nole & TRET i noyn)

• This medicine is used to decrease the discoloration of freckle-like skin areas.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• After stopping the medicine, some discoloration may return.

• Extreme weather conditions can irritate your skin.

• If you have eczema or vitiligo, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• You can get sunburned more easily. Avoid sun, sunlamps, and tanning beds. Use sunscreen; wear protective clothing and eyewear.

• Use birth control that you can trust to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Skin irritation.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison...

 
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