Lumacip Plus (Flucinolone Acetonide/Hydroquinone/Tretinoin)
What is Lumacip Plus (Flucinolone Acetonide/Hydroquinone/Tretinoin) used for?
Lumacip Plus (Fluocinolone Acetonide/Hydroquinone/Tretinoin) is a topical cream used in combination with other sun avoidance measures as a short term treatment for darkening of the facial skin. It contains a combination of medications that work together to lighten skin pigmentation. It may be prescribed along with other medications or for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Lumacip Plus (Flucinolone Acetonide/Hydroquinone/Tretinoin)?
Follow your doctor`s instructions and those included with Lumacip Plus (Fluocinolone Acetonide/Hydroquinone/Tretinoin) to ensure the safest and most effective results from treatment. One daily administration is normally prescribed thirty minutes before going outside, but your instructions will depend on your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. Clean your face using a mild facial cleanser before application to remove any dirt or loose skin. Apply a small amount of medication to the exposed areas of the face, gently massage it into the skin, and leave the area uncovered allowing any excess lotion to evaporate. Thoroughly wash your hands using soap and water after each application to prevent the medication from contacting any other areas or mucous membranes. Always ask your doctor any questions you have before beginning use to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Lumacip Plus (Flucinolone Acetonide/Hydroquinone/Tretinoin)?
Lumacip Plus (Fluocinolone Acetonide/Hydroquinone/Tretinoin) may cause side effects in some patients including:
Stop using the medication and contact your doctor as soon as possible if any serious or worrying symptoms occur such as severe pain, stinging, burning, blistering, inflammation of the hair follicles, high blood sugar levels, skin discolouration, or signs of an allergic reaction such as hives, swelling, or difficulty breathing. These conditions may require lower doses, reduced frequency of administration, or immediate medical attention in serious or life threatening cases to prevent further health problems from occurring.
Lumacip Plus (Fluocinolone Acetonide/Hydroquinone/Tretinoin) is only meant to be applied to the face and should not be administered to skin that is broken or severely damaged. Do not begin using this medication if you are allergic to any of the ingredients or have had a bad reaction to similar treatments in the past. Also disclose if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have any skin conditions or infections. These may require special alterations to your regimen to prevent further complications from occurring.
Strictly use Lumacip Plus (Fluocinolone Acetonide/Hydroquinone/Tretinoin) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Lumacip Plus (Fluocinolone Acetonide/Hydroquinone/Tretinoin) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.