Benoquin is the excellent topical treatment for vitiligo sufferers. Human skin is a complicated structure so its disorders. Vitiligo is said to be an auto-immune disorders which denotes presence of white patches on the skin. They develop as a result of destruction of the melanin making cells-melanocytes by the sufferer’s own immune system. Though the exact reason behind the development of vitiligo is not known, it is believed that it is an auto-immune disease. Monobenzone is the active chemical of the medicine. It works by reducing the melanin content of skin surrounding the white patch thus making them even in skin color. Before using benoquin, consult with your doctor regarding the pros and cons of the drug. You may get some side effects too such as mild burning sensation or tingling at the site of application. Never use this cream over broken skin or skin affected with eczema or psoriasis.