This medicine is used for the following purposes:
- skin discoloration
- skin lines and wrinkles
DO NOT take this medicine by mouth.
Remove makeup and wash face before using.
Clean and dry the area to be treated before applying the medicine.
Apply the medicine to the face.
Follow the instructions on the package to use this medicine correctly.
Keep the medicine at room temperature. Avoid heat and direct light.
This medicine should only be used on the skin.
Wait for the medicine to dry completely before applying other creams, lotions, or cosmetics.
Avoid getting the medicine in the eyes, nose, or mouth. Wash the medicine off your fingers after applying it.
Avoid prolonged or excessive sunlight exposure. Use sunscreen lotion with SPF 15 or higher.
Try not to get the medicine on normal-looking skin.
Wash your hands before and after handling this medicine.
Do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth after handling the medicine.
If medicine gets in your eyes, rinse well with cool water.
Avoid long exposure to extreme weather such as wind, cold, or the sun.
Drug interactions can change how medicines work or increase risk for side effects. Tell your health care providers about all medicines taken. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines. Speak with your doctor or pharmacist before starting or stopping any medicine.
Do not take the medicine more than once during 24 hours.
Some patients taking this medicine have experienced serious side effects. Please speak with your doctor to understand the risks and benefits associated with this medicine.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.
Do not use the medication any more than instructed.
Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Do not use this medicine if you are pregnant. If you become pregnant, contact your doctor immediately.
This medicine can cause birth defects. Speak with your doctor about birth control methods that should be used while on this medicine.
Women of childbearing age should have a negative pregnancy test before starting this medicine.
Women who are pregnant or in their childbearing years should not touch or handle this medicine. This medicine can be absorbed through the woman's skin and harm the unborn baby.
If you forget a dose, you may skip it and continue your regular schedule.
Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.
Contact your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or worsen after 2 weeks of using this medicine.
The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.
- burning or stinging
- dry skin
- skin irritation where medicine is applied
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:
- blistering or peeling of the skin
- skin redness
A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.
Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.
IMPORTANT NOTE: This document tells you briefly how to take your medicine, but it does not tell you all there is to know about it. Your doctor or pharmacist may give you other documents about your medicine. Please talk to them if you have any questions. Always follow their advice.
There is a more complete description of this medicine available in English. Scan this code on your smartphone or tablet or use the web address below. You can also ask your pharmacist for a printout. If you have any questions, please ask your pharmacist.
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