melasma
MELASMA
Melasma is an acquired hypermelanosis skin disorder that commonly affects women than men. It is characterized by irregular light to dark brown macules occurring in the sun-exposed areas of the face, neck and arms.
It occurs most commonly with pregnancy and with the use of contraceptive pills.
Other factors implicated in the etiopathogenesis are photosensitizing medications, mild ovarian or thyroid dysfunction and certain cosmetics.
Solar and ultraviolet exposure is the most common important factor in its development.
Drug Information

Indication: Foaming wash: Pimple & acne control. Medicated lotion: Antibacterial lotion for non-inflamed & inflame...

Indication: Hyperpigmentation conditions eg, chloasma (melasma), freckles & lentigines.

Indication: Hyperpigmentation eg, chloasma, freckles & lentigines.

Palmer's Skin Success Eventone Fade Milk Body Lotion
alpha hydroxy acids + ascorbic acid + kojic acid +...

Indication: Lightens pigmentation & reduces hyperpigmentation, dark & age spots, discoloration & freckles. Gen...

Indication: Acne vulgaris.

T3 Acne Whitening Facial Foam
azelaic acid + tocopheryl acetate

Indication: Reduces acne & whitens skin.

Indication: Short-term treatment of moderate to severe melasma of the face, in the presence of measures for sun avoidance,...

Acnederm Medicated Lotion
azelaic acid + glycerin
Aknemycin Plus
erythromycin + tretinoin
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