Hydroquinone

Last Update May 25, 2016
Hydroquinone is a skin medication.
Uses: Our data suggest that some patients take Hydroquinone for Acne, Scars and Freckles, although this is not an approved use. In addition, it is approved for Hyperpigmentation, Skin Lightening and Melasma. Read More
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Hydroquinone for treating Acne Scars

Our data suggest that Hydroquinone is taken for Acne Scars, although it is not approved for this condition.

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Acne Scars medications
Hydroquinone
19,517 discussions
Taken for: Acne*, Hyperpigmentation, Scars*, Skin Lightening, Melasma, Freckles*, Acne Scars*
Other names: Lustra, Glyquin, Eldoquin, EpiQuin Micro, Obagi Nu-Derm Clear
Method of use: Gel, Ointment, Soap
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
3.8
Satisfaction
1.0
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Retin A
114,115 discussions
Taken for: Acne, Scars, Wrinkles, Hyperpigmentation, Exfoliation
Other names: Renova, Avita, Atralin, Refissa, Tretin X
Method of use: Gel, Ointment
Prescribing mode: Rx
4.1
Satisfaction
1.0
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Obagi
15,382 discussions
Taken for: Acne, Scars*, Hyperpigmentation*, Wrinkles*, Freckles*
Other names: Obagi Nu Derm, Obagi Nu Derm Sunfader, Hydroquinone With Sunscreen, Alphaquin HP, Nava SC
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
4.2
Satisfaction
1.0
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Differin
38,290 discussions
Taken for: Acne, Scars, Hyperpigmentation
Other names: Adapalene
Method of use: Gel, Ointment
Prescribing mode: Rx
3.3
Satisfaction
1.0
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Tazorac
20,537 discussions
Taken for: Acne, Scars, Psoriasis, Wrinkles, Hyperpigmentation
Other names: Tazarotene, Avage, Zorac, Fabior
Method of use: Gel, Ointment
Prescribing mode: Rx
4.1
Satisfaction
1.0
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Obagi Nu Derm
1,462 discussions
Taken for: Acne, Scars*, Hyperpigmentation, Wrinkles*, Acne Scars*
Other names: Obagi, Obagi Nu Derm Sunfader, Alphaquin HP, Nava SC, Hydroquinone With Sunscreen
Method of use: Ointment
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
No score available
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No score available
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Mederma
23,184 discussions
Taken for: Scars, Stretch Marks, Acne, Acne Scars, Scabbing
Other names: Scar Gel, Mederma For Kids
Method of use: Gel, Ointment
Prescribing mode: OTC
4.7
Satisfaction
1.0
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Neosporin
70,873 discussions
Taken for: Infection, Acne, Itching, Wounds, Rash
Other names: Hydrocortisone, Triple Antibiotic, Neosporin Ointment, Cortaid, First Aid Antibiotic
Method of use: Eye Ointment, Ointment
Prescribing mode: OTC
3.9
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Adapalene
3,571 discussions
Taken for: Acne, Scars, Hyperpigmentation, Exfoliation, Acne Vulgaris
Other names: Differin
Method of use: Gel, Ointment
Prescribing mode: Rx
3.9
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Restylane
14,203 discussions
Taken for: Scars, Wrinkles, Lip Augmentation*, Acne Scars
Other names:
*Off Label
4.1
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness

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Acne Scars medications
Hydroquinone
19,517 discussions
Taken for: Acne*, Hyperpigmentation, Scars*, Skin Lightening, Melasma, Freckles*, Acne Scars*
Other names: Lustra, Glyquin, Eldoquin, EpiQuin Micro, Obagi Nu-Derm Clear
Method of use: Gel, Ointment, Soap
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
3.8
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Retin A
114,115 discussions
Taken for: Acne, Scars, Wrinkles, Hyperpigmentation, Exfoliation
Other names: Renova, Avita, Atralin, Refissa, Tretin X
Method of use: Gel, Ointment
Prescribing mode: Rx
4.1
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Obagi
15,382 discussions
Taken for: Acne, Scars*, Hyperpigmentation*, Wrinkles*, Freckles*
Other names: Obagi Nu Derm, Obagi Nu Derm Sunfader, Hydroquinone With Sunscreen, Alphaquin HP, Nava SC
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
4.2
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Differin
38,290 discussions
Taken for: Acne, Scars, Hyperpigmentation
Other names: Adapalene
Method of use: Gel, Ointment
Prescribing mode: Rx
3.3
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Tazorac
20,537 discussions
Taken for: Acne, Scars, Psoriasis, Wrinkles, Hyperpigmentation
Other names: Tazarotene, Avage, Zorac, Fabior
Method of use: Gel, Ointment
Prescribing mode: Rx
4.1
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Obagi Nu Derm
1,462 discussions
Taken for: Acne, Scars*, Hyperpigmentation, Wrinkles*, Acne Scars*
Other names: Obagi, Obagi Nu Derm Sunfader, Alphaquin HP, Nava SC, Hydroquinone With Sunscreen
Method of use: Ointment
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
No score available
Satisfaction
No score available
Helpfulness
Mederma
23,184 discussions
Taken for: Scars, Stretch Marks, Acne, Acne Scars, Scabbing
Other names: Scar Gel, Mederma For Kids
Method of use: Gel, Ointment
Prescribing mode: OTC
4.7
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Neosporin
70,873 discussions
Taken for: Infection, Acne, Itching, Wounds, Rash
Other names: Hydrocortisone, Triple Antibiotic, Neosporin Ointment, Cortaid, First Aid Antibiotic
Method of use: Eye Ointment, Ointment
Prescribing mode: OTC
3.9
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Adapalene
3,571 discussions
Taken for: Acne, Scars, Hyperpigmentation, Exfoliation, Acne Vulgaris
Other names: Differin
Method of use: Gel, Ointment
Prescribing mode: Rx
3.9
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Restylane
14,203 discussions
Taken for: Scars, Wrinkles, Lip Augmentation*, Acne Scars
Other names:
*Off Label
4.1
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
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