Systemic Skin whitening/lightening Agents: What Is the Evidence?

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. Nov-Dec 2013;79(6):842-6. doi: 10.4103/0378-6323.120752.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Humans
  • Melanins / antagonists & inhibitors
  • Melanins / metabolism
  • Signal Transduction / drug effects
  • Signal Transduction / physiology
  • Skin Lightening Preparations / administration & dosage*
  • Skin Lightening Preparations / adverse effects
  • Skin Lightening Preparations / chemistry
  • Skin Pigmentation / drug effects*
  • Skin Pigmentation / physiology
  • Vitiligo / chemically induced
  • Vitiligo / metabolism

Substances

  • Melanins
  • Skin Lightening Preparations