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 medication used as a short term treatment for skin discoloration of the face. It contains a combination of a topical corticosteroid, a keratolytic, and a depigmentation agent that work together to reduce irritation while lightening the skin pigmentation. It is commonly used along with sun screen and avoidance of the sun to prevent further damage. Your physician may prescribe this medication to be used along with others or for the treatment of other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Lumacip Plus (Flucinolone Acetonide/Hydroquinone/Tretinoin)?
Lumacip Plus (Fluocinolone Acetonide/Hydroquinone/Tretinoin) should only be used as prescribed by your doctor and according to the included instructions as any misuse may cause serious health problems. Most patients are prescribed one daily administration to the affected area thirty minutes before going to sleep, but your individual directions will depend on your current health condition, the condition being treated, and the severity of your symptoms. Wash your hands before each application and clean the facial skin using a mild cleanser. Apply a small amount of cream to the affected area, gently massage it into the skin, and leave the area uncovered allowing any excess cream to evaporate. Thoroughly wash your hands using soap and water after each application to prevent the cream from contacting any areas not being treated or mucous membranes. Ask your pharmacist or physician any questions you have about the medication to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Lumacip Plus (Flucinolone Acetonide/Hydroquinone/Tretinoin)?
Some patients using Lumacip Plus (Fluocinolone Acetonide/Hydroquinone/Tretinoin) may experience side effects such as:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are severe pain or stinging, burning sensations, intense irritation, blistering, inflammation of the hair follicles, high blood sugar, discolored skin, or signs of an allergic reaction such as hives, severe rashes, swelling, or difficulty breathing. These conditions may require reduced application frequency or emergency medical attention in serious or life threatening situations to prevent further health problems from occurring.
Lumacip Plus (Fluocinolone Acetonide/Hydroquinone/Tretinoin) is only meant for external use and should never 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 if you have had a bad reaction to similar treatments in the past. Also inform your physician if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, have any skin conditions or infections. These conditions may cause unexpected problems requiring special alterations to your regimen.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Lumacip Plus (Fluocinolone Acetonide/Hydroquinone/Tretinoin). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.