Melacare Cream 4%

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Melacare Cream 4%

Generic: Hydroquinone, Tretinoin, mometasone furoate 4% cream


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Melacare cream is the topical formulations meant to treat the formation of Melanin in the skin. Melacare cream is for external use only. Hydroquinone is the main active ingredient present in the Melacare cream. Melanin is the pigment in the skin that gives a brown color. This hydroquinone is used to lighten area of darkened skin such as freckles, age spots and Melasma (tanning). If you are looking to purchase Melacare cream, you can prefer at a very nominal cost.

Melacare cream is used in the management of formation of Melanin pigment in the skin. Hydroquinone is the main active medicament found in the Melacare cream. Hydroquinone is the skin bleaching agent that is used to lighten area of darkened skin such as freckles, age spots, acne and Melasma (tanning).  Hydroquinone decreases the production of Melanosomes (melanin pigment) in the skin. It also inhibits the activity of the Tyrosinase enzyme that makes Melanin pigments.

 Indications of Melacare cream

  • Melacare cream is used to cure the formation of Melanin in the skin.
  • Melacare cream is used for the topical treatment of Melasma (tanning), whiteheads, blackheads, 

Drug interactions of Melacare cream

These are those drugs that modify the effects of Melacare cream when they are consuming in combination;

  • Exubera, Duetact, Diabeta, Glimepiride, Fortamet, Glipizide, Dymelor and Diabinese.
  • Minerals, vitamins, herbal products, alcohol, benzoic acid also interacts with Melacare cream.

 Contraindications of Melacare cream

Melacare cream should not be used in case of;

  • In the patient who are hypersensitive to hydroquinone or other components of the cream.
  • In the children below 12 years of the age.
  • Melacare cream contraindicated in the injured skin, burnt or cut or lesion on the skin.

Storage of the Melacare cream:

The Melacare cream should be kept under below mentioned conditions;

  • Keep the Melacare cream in cool and dry place.
  • Store the Melacare cream below room temperature, i.e. 30 0C.
  • Stay away from contact to excess heat and freezing of the cream.
  • Remain it tightly closed while not in use.

 Missed Dose of Melacare cream

If the patient missed a dose of Melacare cream apply it as soon as you remember. If it gets the time for the next dose then leave out it and move further for your normal dose plan.

 Overdose of Melacare cream

Being a topical formulation there is an about the insignificant possibility of overdosing. If it happens there will be no any life threatening symptoms.


Side effects of Melacare cream

  • Common side effects while applying Melacare cream- mild burning sensation, dryness and cracking of skin around eyes and nose, slight redness.
  • Severe adverse effects of Melacare cream- blue black darkening of the skin, irritation, extreme redness and stinging (hard).

Precautions of Melacare cream

Some precautions should be taken before using Melacare cream;

  • If the patient is allergic to hydroquinone then proper precaution should be taken.
  • Avoid gets in touch with of Melacare cream with eyes, nose, mouth or vagina.
  • Do not use any other products for your face while using Melacare cream.
  • Take some care while using the Melacare cream in children younger than 12 years of age.
  • Avoid contact to sunrays because hydroquinone makes your skin more responsive to sunlight and may result sunburn. So, use a sunscreen lotion or wear a sun protecting clothes.
  • Do not use this cream on the broken skin; it may prevent the skin from healing.
  • Never use Melacare cream for a long period of time because it interrupts in the formation of natural adrenal corticoids hormones in the body.


Melacare cream is for external use only. Melacare cream is suggested for twice daily i.e. in the morning and in the evening daily to apply on the affected area. Wash the affected area with water and soap before applying the cream. Apply a thin film of the cream and thoroughly massaged the Melacare cream with gentle hand onto the affected area of the skin to distribute evenly. Allow the cream to dry. The duration of using the Melacare cream depends on the severity of the Melanin pigment and can vary from person to person. Also clean your hands before and after using the Melacare cream. Do not use any bandage to cover it. Take your full course of medication. Avoid getting this cream on your lips or inside your nose and mouth. It causes deadness of these areas. 

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