Known as Vaniqa 11.5% in the UK
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Vaniqa is a prescription cream used for facial hair reduction in women. It can be obtained with a prescription from a healthcare professional.
Vaniqa works by inhibiting an enzyme that is essential for cell division and slows down the rate of growth of facial hair. Vaniqa can take several weeks or months to begin reducing the appearance of facial hair. When Vaniqa is stopped, the effects are reversible.
Vaniqa can be prescribed for adults and children aged 12 and older.
The usual dosage of Vaniqa is to apply a thin layer to the affected area of the skin twice daily, at least 8 hours apart. Take Vaniqa for as long as directed by your doctor.
Store Vaniqa in a cool, dry place at approximately room temperature. Do not store Vaniqa in the refrigerator or freezer.
The active ingredient in Vaniqa generic is Eflornithine.
Vaniqa does not have any known interactions with other medications.
However, it is not recommended to apply to Vaniqa at the same time as other topical medications. Wait at least 10-15 minute before applying other medications or cosmetic products.
Only apply Vaniqa to intact skin and never to skin that is broken.
Do not apply a dressing or bandage when applying Vaniqa.
Vaniqa cream is for external use only.
Common adverse reactions to Vaniqa cream include:
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Vaniqa [package insert]. Buffalo, NY: Bristol-Myers Squibb; 2000.