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Hilite Cream

By ZEE LABORATORIES LTD
30g Cream in Tube
57.80*
MRP 68.00
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Hilite 3 %W/W Description

Hilite Cream contains hydroquinone as its active ingredient. It is used to treat dark skin discolouration that is caused by the sun or facial marks due to pimples, dark patches or spots on the skin. D...
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ContainsHydroquinone(3.0 %W/W)
UsesDark skin discolouration
Side effectsApplication site reactions like burning or stinging sensation, irritation, itching, redness.
ClassificationDRUGS FOR MELASMA
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Uses of Hilite 3 %W/W

Hilite Cream is used to treat hyperpigmented skin conditions like freckles, melasma (dark and discoloured patches on the skin).

Contraindications of Hilite 3 %W/W

If you are allergic to hydroquinone or any other ingredients of Hilite Cream.

Side effects of Hilite 3 %W/W

Burning or stinging sensation, irritation, itching, redness at the area Hilite Cream is applied.

Precautions and Warnings of Hilite 3 %W/W

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Hilite Cream during pregnancy?
A:
Hilite Cream should only be used if prescribed by your doctor as there is limited safety information available. In case you have been prescribed this medicine, avoid using it in larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Hilite Cream while breastfeeding?
A:
Hilite Cream should be used while breastfeeding only if prescribed by the doctor as there is limited safety information available. However, caution should be exercised while using this medicine and you should avoid using it on the breast or areas near the breast or any large area of the body for a prolonged duration.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Hilite Cream?
A:
Hilite Cream is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Hilite Cream?
A:
Although there is no known interaction between alcohol and Hilite Cream, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop an allergic reaction or an infection after using Hilite Cream. Immediately contact your doctor.
  • You are applying for the medicine on a larger skin area, broken skin or under skin folds.
  • You have any type of skin infection.
  • You do not notice any improvement in your condition after applying Hilite Cream for 7 days.
  • You notice a blue-black darkening on your skin, immediately contact your doctor.
  • You must avoid being in the sunlight for too long.
  • You should avoid getting any medicine into your eyes, nose, mouth, open wounds, armpits, private parts. In case of such exposure, you should wash the affected part thoroughly with water.
  • Hilite Cream should not be used to treat any other condition than that prescribed by the doctor.
  • This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age.

Mode of Action of Hilite 3 %W/W

How Does It Work?

Hydroquinone in Hilite Cream works by inhibiting an enzyme known as tyrosinase which is responsible for the production of a pigment called melanin, which is responsible for skin pigmentation and melas...
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Directions for Use of Hilite 3 %W/W

  • Hilite Cream is meant for external use only.
  • Use it as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Read the instructions on the label or leaflet before use.
  • Clean and dry the application area.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • Apply a thin layer of this medicine on a healthy skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Interactions of Hilite 3 %W/W

Interactions with other medicines

Since Hilite Cream is to be used externally on the skin it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, you should always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treatin...
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Storage and disposal of Hilite 3 %W/W

  • Store Hilite Cream in the original container in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.

Dosage of Hilite 3 %W/W

Overdose

As Hilite Cream is meant for external application, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, excessive use of this medicine may cause a slight burning sensation and redness of the skin. Upon accidental...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Hilite Cream, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply this medicine just to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Hilite Cream?

A: Hilite Cream is used to treat hyperpigmentation (patches of your skin appear darker than normal) such as melasma, freckles, senile lentigines or any dark skin discolouration which is caused by the sunlight, age, hormonal changes, etc.

Q: How to use Hilite Cream?

  • You should use Hilite Cream as instructed by the doctor. Read the instructions on the label or leaflet before use. Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area t...
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Q: Can Hilite Cream also be used in children?

A: No, Hilite Cream is not recommended for use in children and adolescents as there is limited safety data available.

Q: What should I do if my eyes come in contact with Hilite Cream?

A: If you get any medicine in your eyes, rinse with water thoroughly, keep your eyes open when you rinse. And contact your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
HILITE
Expires on or After
26/09/2022
Last Updated on: 21 May 2022 | 11:17 PM (IST)

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