Eflora Cream 15gm

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  • SKU: AGM 419

Eflora Cream used for the treatment of excessive facial hair growth (facial hirsutism). It slows down the growth of unwanted hair around the lips or under the chin. Eflora Cream Is A Cream Manufactured By Croslands Ranbaxy Labs.

Pack Size Qty Price Unit Price  
9 Tube/s
$180.00 $20.00
6 Tube/s
$120.60 $20.10
3 Tube/s
$61.50 $20.50
1 Tube
$22.00 $22.00
  • Generic Name : Vaniqa
  • Brand Name : Eflornithine Hydrochloride Cream
  • Manufacturer Name : Mepromax Lifesciences Pvt Ltd
  • Delivery Days : 10 To 15 working days
  • Packaging : Tube Packing
  • Presentation : Tube Pack Cream

What is Eflora Cream?

Eflora Cream is a topical prescription medication that treats facial hirsutism in women. Facial Hirsutism is a condition when unwanted excessive hair grows on the chin, mouth, and other parts of the face in women.

Eflora contains eflornithine which belongs to a class of drugs called Ornithine decarboxylase inhibitors. Unwanted facial hair in women might be a cosmetic issue and produce emotional worry and mental trauma.

This medication should be used as directed by a doctor to attain maximum benefits from it. Eflora cream is effective in slowing down the growth of unwanted hair around your lips or under your chin.

You need to know that Eflora cream is manufactured by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Sometimes doctors also recommend this medicine to treat African sleeping sickness, a disease caused by parasite infection.

Uses of Eflora Cream

  • Facial hirsutism (Excessive hair growth on women’s faces)
  • African sleeping sickness

How does Eflora cream work?

Eflora cream contains Eflornithine which is an ornithine decarboxylase inhibitor (ODC). This medicine works by restricting a natural substance called ornithine decarboxylase which promotes hair growth and is present in hair follicles.

Eflora cream completely stops the activity of a chemical that is responsible for the production of hair on women’s faces.

How to use Eflora cream?

Eflora cream is only meant for external use. Make sure to use it in dose and duration as directed by a doctor. Before using it, check the label once for directions. Clear and dry your affected area before applying Eflora cream.

Once you apply this medication, it is necessary to wash your hands with soap properly. Apply this cream on freshly cleaned and dried skin or as recommended by your doctor.

It is necessary to use this medication on a regular basis to get the most benefit from it. Do not use Eflora cream more than you require as it will not clear the condition faster and increase the chance of side effects.

Eflora cream is not prescribed for use by children below 12 years of age. In case, you have sunburned, grazes, cuts or broken skin then do not apply Eflora cream.

Take the advised amount of Eflora cream with clean and dry hands and apply it on the skin’s affected areas. By using your fingers, gently massage Eflora cream into the skin. Avoid dressing or bandaging on affected areas.

After applying Eflora cream, you need to wait for 4 hours before washing the area where it was applied. To ensure this medicine is safe for you, consult a doctor first before applying Eflora cream.

Avoid applying this medication around your eyes. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully.

Missed dose & Overdose

In case, you miss a dose or overdose then consult your doctor and then use Eflora cream accordingly.

Precautions and warnings for Eflora cream

Do not use Eflora cream, if you are allergic to it or its inactive ingredients like methylparaben as it can cause allergic reactions.

Before you start using Eflora cream, make sure to inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding mom.

Let the doctor know beforehand if you use prescription and non-prescription medicines including vitamins.

In case, you suffer from medical conditions like liver, acne, or kidney disorders then inform the doctor before using Eflora cream.

Before you apply sunscreen or cosmetics, wait for some time unless Eflora cream dries completely. Do not wash your treatment areas for at least 4 hours after you have used this medication.

This medicine can take 4-6 weeks or longer to offer benefits. Without informing the doctor, do not stop applying Eflora cream.

Side effects of Eflora cream

Like other medicines, Eflora cream can also cause some mild and serious side effects.

Here are some side effects of Eflora cream:

  • Pimples
  • Ingrown hair
  • Razor bumps
  • Headache
  • Itching
  • Weakness
  • Skin rash
  • Dry skin
  • Swelling of face

Drug interactions

All medicines interact differently for each person. Before starting treatment, check all possible interactions with the doctor.

Storage

Store Eflora cream at room temperature and away from children.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the uses of Eflora cream?

Doctors recommend Eflora cream only for the treatment and prevention of unwanted facial hair growth in women.

Can children or adolescents use Eflora cream?

No, Eflora cream is not prescribed to be used in adolescents or children who are below 18 years old.

The safety and effectiveness of this medicine are yet not established in the pediatric age group.

For how long do you need to use Eflora cream?

The use of Eflora cream is going to depend upon the response of the patient to this medication.

It must be applied twice daily with a gap of almost eight hours between two applications.

Within 8 weeks of starting treatment, the effects of this medication and improvement can be noticed.

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