Vaniqa Cream (Eflornithine)
Vaniqa Cream (Eflornithine) Usage and Side Effects
VANIQA interferes with a chemical in the hair follicles of the skin. This results in slower hair growth where VANIQA topical is applied. VANIQA topical is used to reduce unwanted facial hair in women. VANIQA topical does not permanently remove hair or "cure" unwanted facial hair. VANIQA topical will help you manage your condition and improve your appearance.
Warnings and Precautions
Do not use VANIQA topical if you have had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
VANIQA topical may cause temporary redness, rash, burning, stinging, or tingling, especially if it is applied to broken or irritated skin. If irritation develops, reduce the application of VANIQA topical to once a day. If irritation continues, stop using VANIQA topical and contact your doctor.
Interactions with this medication
Avoid getting this medication in your eyes, nose, or mouth. If this occurs, wash the area with water. If VANIQA topical gets in your eyes, rinse thoroughly with water and contact your doctor.
Proper Use of this medication
Apply VANIQA topical exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these directions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you.
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The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.