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Active ingredients: eflornithine
What it is used for
Vaniqa delays the regrowth of unwanted facial hair, following depilation, in women.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Topical
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Do not Freeze
- Shelf lifetime is 18 Months.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Smooth white to off-white cream
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient eflornithine
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems
Vaniqa Cream - myDr.com.au
Vaniqa Cream - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines
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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that affects females in their reproductive years. It may cause irregular periods, excess hair growth and cysts on the ovaries.
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