Skin Whitening Pill

Skin whitening pills are said to reduce the amount of melanin (blackish-brown pigment) that is produced by the skin, which makes the skin lighter. The types of pills are L-Glutathione, Vitamin C, Alpha Lipoic Acid, and Milk Thistle Extract. Always consult a doctor before taking any skin whitening pills.

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Query: Hi doctor, Actually, my skin tone is medium and is very oily. I want to have a white and fair skin tone. I also want to get rid of this oily skin. I have been taking Omega 3 capsules for two months as someone told me that it will help me for my skin, but I did not notice any changes. Now, one of my ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shaunak Patel

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The darker skin tone can be attributed to tanning and also ones natural color. I therefore recommend you daily sunscreen, use it 20 minutes prior to going outside. Using a night cream like ISIS Neotone night serum everyday at night for two to three months will help,...  Read Full »

Can I use Glutathione for skin whitening?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 21 years old female. I want to use Glutathione for skin whitening. So I want to know whether 1000 mg Glutathione is safe for the body or not? Will taking 1000 mg Glutathione daily show any side effects? If yes, then what type of side effects it will be? Will it affect my menstrua...  Read Full »


Dr. Syed Shakeel Akthar

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Glutathione is a natural product and for maximum efficacy, it is given intravenously. However, it is impractical to get intravenous every day hence oral Glutathione is given widely. Ideally, it is given 500 mg twice daily but 1000 mg per day can also be given along with...  Read Full »

Can I use Rejuglow Gel for skin whitening. I have very tanned skin. Give me suggestions.

Query: Hello, I am a 22 year old, male. I have a very sensitive skin, even after using sunscreens, it is tanned. Suggest me any skin whitening pills.  Read Full »


Dr. Kalpana Pathak

Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Thanks for writing to us. As such there are no skin whitening pills. Glutathione pills are marketed as skin whitening pill, but its use is not recommended by doctors. It is essential to know how you use your sunscreen. Sunscreens with SPF 30 are good for regular use. Sunscreen should be a...  Read Full »

Hydroquinone creams are giving me only temporary skin lightening. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My skin tone is dusky. One year ago, I started using Hydroquinone cream. After three to four months, I stopped using it, but then, my face started to become dark again. After a month, I started to use this cream again and then stopped. I want to make my skin healthy and have a clear c...  Read Full »


Dr. Rashmi Singh

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The long-term use of Hydroquinone can cause permanent discoloration called exogenous ochronosis, especially on persons with a dusky skin. The use of any skin lightening agents gives results only till it is being used. For a healthy skin tone, start applying sunscreen e...  Read Full »

How safe is it to use Glutathione capsules to improve skin complexion?

Query: Hello doctor, Is it safe to use Glutathione pills for skin whitening?  Read Full »


Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti

Community Medicine Physician, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Preventive Medicine Physician, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Glutathione is used as a health supplement. It has good antioxidant properties. It prevents aging changes. It improves the immune system of the body. It is safe for adults of all age groups. Avoid intake of Glutathione pills if you develop sensitivity to it.  Read Full »

Do you prefer Glutathione for skin whitening?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 18 years old. Can I prefer Glutathione treatment for skin whitening? If yes, then please response with the duration.  Read Full »


Dr. Amritagarwal

Pharmacologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, you can take Glutathione treatment for skin whitening. Regarding dose and duration, for normal skin tone, initially, two Glutathione capsules daily for 1.5 to 2 months. For brown skin tone two capsules daily for 2 to 3 months and dark brown skin two capsules daily...  Read Full »

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