the package insert of the medicine Claripel. Therapeutic class of Whitening skin. Active principlesHydroquinone.
CLARIPEL cream and CLARIPEL Acquagel are indicated in the whitening gradual patches as melasmas, freckles, melanoses solares, and other conditions that occur hyperpigmentation by excessive production of melanin.
When should I not use?
CLARIPEL cream and CLARIPEL Acquagel are contraindicated to patients hypersensitive to hydroquinone or any component of the formulas.
How to use?
Apply a thin layer of CLARIPEL cream or CLARIPEL Acquagel in the area
be treated, twice a day, or at the physician’s discretion.
What are the evils that can cause me?
hydroquinone can cause reactions, such as erythema, feeling light burning, and hypersensitivity occasional, such as contact dermatitis localized. Other reactions are less frequent, such as exogenous ochronosis and brown spots reversible in the nails, are also related to the use of hydroquinone. In the case of exogenous ochronosis, this relates to the use of hydroquinone for prolonged periods, especially in individuals of skin the puma. Have not been reported adverse reactions systemic arising out of the use of hydroquinone topical.
Warnings and Precautions
what should I know before using?
The safety of the product in pregnant women and women breast-feeding has not yet been established and, therefore, the risk-benefit ratio should be assessed for the use of the product under these conditions. In children under 12 years of age, the safety and efficacy of the use of hydroquinone have not been determined. CLARIPEL cream and CLARIPEL Acquagel should not be used in large areas of the body. The product must not come into contact with the eyes. In case of accidental contact, wash eyes with plenty of water and contact your doctor immediately. If the products come into contact with the lips, can occur anesthetic effect and a feeling bitter.
CLARIPEL cream and CLARIPEL Acquagel should not be used on irritated skin and the presence of sunburn. CLARIPEL cream should not be used as a sunscreen. CLARIPEL cream and CLARIPEL Acquagel should not be used for bleaching eyelashes and supercílios.
After the whitening of the skin, you should avoid exposure of treated areas to the sun, with the application of protectants or sunblocks, or by the use of protective clothing to prevent repigmentation. To evaluate the hypersensitivity of the patient to the product, it is suggested to apply it initially in a small portion of the skin fully, in the area that displays the patches or close to it, for 24 hours. The appearance of mild redness is not
necessarily a contraindication, but the treatment should be suspended if you experience reactions such as itching, inflammation or excessive formation of vesicles (blisters).
what to do if someone use a larger amount than is recommended?
there have been reported adverse reactions systemic with the use of hydroquinone topical. However, CLARIPEL cream or CLARIPEL
Acquagel should be applied in small parts of the body, because some patients presented with erythema transient and
slight burning sensation.