Vaniqa (eflornithine) 115mg cream has been developed to help women who are experiencing excessive growth of facial hair, also known as hirsutism. The hairs are usually thick and dark which can be psychologically damaging for suffers, potentially leading to depression, anxiety and embarrassment.
The active ingredient in Vaniqa is eflornithine which works by effecting and slowing a specific enzyme used in the production of hair. Vaniqa is only to be used in women aged 18 years, or older.
This treatment can be obtained through our Online Doctor service. Simply add to basket and head to the checkout to begin your consultation.
Clean and dry all areas where the cream will be used before applying a thin layer and rubbing it in thoroughly, until no residue is visible. If possible do not wash the skin for 4 hours once the cream has been applied.
Please note, like all medicine, Vaniqa (eflornithine) 115mg cream can cause side effects – although this does not apply to everyone who has taken them. Side effects are usually temporary with continued treatment or disappear when you stop tacking the medicine.
Before taking your medicine please read the patient information leaflet in detail to acquaint yourself with the potential side effects.
If you have any questions or concerns, please speak to your GP in the first instance. Alternatively, contact our Online Clinic team for further assistance.
Please read all packaging before taking Vaniqa (eflornithine) 115mg cream.
The active substance of Vaniqa is eflornithine. Each gram of cream contains 115 mg of eflornithine (as hydrochloride monohydrate).
The other ingredients are:
Cetostearyl alcohol, macrogol cetostearyl ether, dimeticone, glyceryl stearate, macrogol stearate, methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218), liquid paraffin, phenoxyethanol, propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216), purified water and stearyl alcohol.
Tiny amounts of sodium hydroxide (E524) are sometimes added to keep acidity levels (pH levels) normal.