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Eflornithine is a medication that is prescribed for the treatment of unwanted facial hair in women. Obtaining an Eflornithine (Vaniqa) prescription online is simple; visit Your Doctors Online and connect with a doctor anytime, anywhere. Please know that an Eflornithine (Vaniqa) refill will only be provided after a consultation with our doctor and if the medication is appropriate and safe.

What is Eflornithine (Vaniqa)

Eflornithine belongs to a class of medications called hair growth inhibitors. It is used as a topical cream for suppressing the growth of unwanted hair. Spironolactone, Carospir, and Florexa also help combat hirsutism.

Uses of Eflornithine?

Vaniqa (Eflornithine) is a prescription medication used to reduce the growth of facial hair in women. Eflornithine is a topical treatment for women to prevent the development of unwanted facial hair. Used most often to treat hirsutism, an abnormal condition characterized by hair growth in areas normally reserved for men.

How does it work?

The mechanism of action of this product involves the inhibition of the enzyme ornithine decarboxylase (ODC). Polyamines, needed for cell division and hair growth, are synthesized by ornithine decarboxylase. ODC inhibition slows cell proliferation and hair growth. Eflornithine (Vaniqa) modulates polyamine levels, cell division, and hair growth by targeting ODC. This product’s molecular mechanism of action may help regulate hair growth.

Dosage forms of Eflornithine

Eflornithine comes in the formulation of a cream. Unwanted facial hair is treated by applying a cream to the affected areas. It is recommended to apply cream twice daily at an interval of eight hours. Stick to your doctor’s orders regarding how often you should apply the cream and for how long.

How to take Eflornithine (Vaniqa)?

Eflornithine is a topical cream applied twice daily to reduce hair growth. Before applying the topical cream, wash and dry your hands. To properly treat the affected area, gently apply a thin layer of cream. Remember to wash your hands again after applying the cream. Please refrain from washing the application area for at least four hours after applying the cream. Continue your usual hair removal method while using the cream. 

Important Information About Eflornithine (Vaniqa)

Side effects of Eflornithine include: 

  • Stinging
  • Skin redness
  • Rash
  • Burning
  • Acne
  • Swollen patches that are reddened and contain buried hair 

Serious side effects may include: 

  • Unusual bleeding
  • Sore throat
  • Bruising
  • Fever
  • Unusual tiredness
  • Weakness
  • Hearing loss
  • Diarrhea
  • Convulsions 
  • Nausea

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Dr. Nicole, I have unwanted facial hair around my chin and cheek area; Can you prescribe me something that can help?


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  • Eflornithine (Vaniqa) cream,

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Precautions and Contraindications of Eflornithine (Vaniqa)

  • You may experience skin irritation from Eflornithine which can include redness, rash, burning, or stinging.
  • If you have any skin conditions or infections in the area where you plan to apply Eflornithine, please let your doctor know.
  • If you have ever had an allergic reaction to Eflornithine or any other medication, be sure to tell your doctor.
  • Do not use Eflornithine if you are allergic to Eflornithine or any of its components.
  • Since the safety and efficacy of Eflornithine in children have not been established, it is generally not recommended for use in this age group.
  • Do not put Eflornithine on areas of your skin that are broken or irritated in any way.

FAQs about Eflornithine (Vaniqa)

How fast does eflornithine work?

If applied consistently following the correct method, the Eflornithine may take 4-8 weeks for facial hirsutism. It is recommended to continue using the cream as your healthcare provider recommends.

Is there a substitute for Vaniqa?

There are some alternatives to Eflornithine that you can count on if you can not use Eflornithine for some reason. These include Eflora cream, Flutamide, Leuprolide, and Spironolactone. 

Does Vaniqa make hair thinner?

No, Vaniqa does not help to thin the hair shaft in appearance, but it helps in reducing hair growth in the area of application over time. Vaniqa also does not remove hair; instead, it only helps reduce hair growth.

How much Vaniqa should I apply?

Only apply a thin layer of Vaniqa cream on the area of excessive hair growth. Do not wash the area of the application for four hours after applying.

How long can I use eflornithine (Vaniqa)?

Apply Vaniqa cream to the area affected two times daily at a difference of eight hours. Typically, it is recommended to undergo treatment for 4-8 weeks to observe noticeable improvement.

What happened I forgot to apply eflornithine (Vaniqa)

It is essential to apply the dose simultaneously every day, but if you forget it, apply it as soon as you remember it. Do not apply double doses if your next dose is just around.

Are there any side effects of using eflornithine (Vaniqa) for too long?

Yes, side effects can heighten if you use Eflornithine longer than recommended. It can cause acne, stinging, burning, redness, and tingling. If you want personalized guidance about using Eflornithine, you can download Your Doctors Online app, describe your problem, and get a prescription refill.

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