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Pinkquin 2% Ointment 20gm

25g Ointment in Tube
MRP 77.00*
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Pinkquin 2 %W/W Description

Pinkquin Ointment 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 s

kin. Do not use this medicine to treat any other skin conditions other than that prescribed by your doctor. It is meant only for external application and should be applied exactly as recommended by your doctor.


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ContainsHydroquinone(2.0 %W/W)
UsesDark skin discolouration
Side effectsApplication site reactions like burning or stinging sensation, irritation, itching, redness.
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Uses of Pinkquin 2 %W/W

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

Contraindications of Pinkquin 2 %W/W

If you are allergic to hydroquinone or any other ingredients of Pinkquin Ointment.

Side effects of Pinkquin 2 %W/W

Burning or stinging sensation, irritation, itching, redness at the area Pinkquin Ointment is applied.

Precautions and Warnings of Pinkquin 2 %W/W



Can I use Pinkquin Ointment during pregnancy?
Pinkquin Ointment 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

Can I use Pinkquin Ointment while breastfeeding?
Pinkquin Ointment 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.


Can I drive if I have applied Pinkquin Ointment?
Pinkquin Ointment is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.


Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Pinkquin Ointment?
Although there is no known interaction between alcohol and Pinkquin Ointment, 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 Pinkquin Ointment. 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 Pinkquin Ointment 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.
  • Pinkquin Ointment 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 Pinkquin 2 %W/W

How Does It Work?

Hydroquinone in Pinkquin Ointment 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 ...
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Directions for Use of Pinkquin 2 %W/W

  • Pinkquin Ointment 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 Pinkquin 2 %W/W

Interactions with other medicines

Since Pinkquin Ointment 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 tr...
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Storage and disposal of Pinkquin 2 %W/W

  • Store Pinkquin Ointment 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 Pinkquin 2 %W/W


As Pinkquin Ointment 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 accid...
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Missed a Dose

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

Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is the use of Pinkquin Ointment?

A: Pinkquin Ointment 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 Pinkquin Ointment?

  • You should use Pinkquin Ointment 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 a...
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Q: Can Pinkquin Ointment also be used in children?

A: No, Pinkquin Ointment 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 Pinkquin Ointment?

A: If you get any medicine in your eyes, rinse with water thoroughly, keep your eyes open when you rinse. And contact your doctor.
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