International Brand Name: Eldoquin/Solaquin Brand Name: Eukroma

Hydroquinone decreases the formation of melanin in the skin. Melanin is the pigment in skin that gives it a brown color. Hydroquinone topical is used to lighten areas of darkened skin such as freckles, age spots, chloasma, and melasma. Hydroquinone topical may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.