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How Do You Use Artalin and Hydroquione Together?
3 Doctor Answers | Asked by dramaqueen1 in La Place, LA
Atralin and Hydroquinone
The idea of combining Atralin and Hydroquinone is a good one. Essentially, Atralin is the same as Retin A. The idea of combining these two medications, echoes the concept employed by Galderma when they designed Tri-Luma, which in turn was derived from the Kligman formula. (The late Albert Kligman being the renowned dermatologist who devised Dove Soap and Retin A). Your dermatologist probably realizes that Tri-Luma is getting hard to comeby since production from the manufacturer has...
Atralin and Hydroquinone for skin lightening
This is one of my favoriate combinations for skin lightening. Atralin is a 'Retin-A' with moisturizer built-in and is significantly less irritating than brand name or generic 'Retin-A'. I typically instruct my patients to apply alternating nights with Atralin on entire face and hydroquinone (of various percentage) or other potent bleaching cream to be spot treated on pigmented area. .After a couple weeks of this routine without any irritation, one may use Atralin earlier in...
Combining Atralin and Hydroquinone
In the morning, use the 4% hydroquinone and in evening use both the hydroquinone and the Atralin Gel. Apply the hydroquinone first to a clean and dry face, then follow with the Atralin. Atralin is a popular form of tretinoin (0.5%) as it includes moisturizing agents which contribute to less irritation. Be sure to follow the directions of this prescription carefully, including not applying it near your mouth or the corners of your nose and not too close to your eyes. Also, you should be using...