A Ret HC Cream (Hydroquinone 2% / Tretinoin 0.05% / Hydrocortisone 1% ) 15gm
A Ret HC Cream (Hydroquinone 2% / Tretinoin 0.05% / Hydrocortisone 1% ) 15gm
A Ret HC Cream (Hydroquinone 2% / Tretinoin 0.05% / Hydrocortisone 1% ) 15gm


A Ret-HC Cream is a combination of Tretinoin, Hydroquinone and Hydrocortisone. It is used for the treatment of skin hyperpigmentation (darkened patches or spots on the skin). This medicine works by reducing the pigmentation and swelling on your skin.

A Ret-HC Cream can have side effects like burning or stinging at the application site, itchy or dry skin etc. Most of them are short-lasting and resolve on their own. Consult your doctor if these side effects are getting worse or persistent.

A Ret-HC Cream is for external use only. It is applied as a thin layer over the pigmented area. Use this medicine at the same time every day to maintain a constant level of medicine in your body. Do not stop using this medicine without consulting your doctor as your symptoms could reoccur.

A Ret-HC Cream is not recommended to be used in children below 12 years of age. Do not use this medicine for other skin conditions without consulting your doctor. Inform your doctor about all your current medicines and pre-existing medical conditions. This will help your doctor to adjust your dose to avoid side effects. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

other dosage

A ret 0.025%

A ret 0.5%

A ret 0.1%

A Ret HC Cream



Side effects

Major & minor side effects for A Ret-HC Cream

Burning or stinging sensation at application site

Itchy and dry skin

Swelling of skin at the application site

Delayed wound healing

Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet

Difficulty in breathing

Changes in vision

Unwanted hair growth

Red spots on skin

Peeling and blistering of skin

Patchy appearance of skin

Photosensitivity of skin

Uses of A Ret-HC Cream

What is it prescribed for?

Skin hyperpigmentation

Skin hyperpigmentation is a common, usually harmless condition in which patches of skin become darker in colour than the normal surrounding skin. This darkening occurs when an excess of melanin, the brown pigment that produces normal skin colour, forms deposits in the skin. A Ret-HC Cream is used to reduce pigmentation