Benoquin Cream 20% is a depigmenting agent whose mechanism of action is not fully understood. The histology of the skin after depigmentation with topical monobenzone is the same as that seen in vitiligo; the epidermis is normal except for the absence of identifiable melanocytes.
Drug = Monobenzone
Strength = 20% w/w
Manufacturer = Mac Pharmaceuticals
How To Take
Benoquin Cream is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
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Benoquin Cream 20% is a potent depigmenting agent, not a mild cosmetic bleach. Do not use except for final depigmentation in extensive vitiligo.
Keep this, and all medications out of the reach of children. In case of accidental ingestion, call a physician or a Poison Control Center immediately.
Benoquin Cream (Monobenzone) is a topical depigmenting medication, used primarily in the treatment of Vitiligo which is characterized by white patches on the skin due to loss of melanocytes.
Benoquin Cream works by decreasing the amount of melanin and bring about uniform colouring of the patient`s skin. Benoquin Cream is not effective in treating hyper-pigmentation resulting from other pigments.