The growth of hair on the body is natural. It is the crown of an individual for men and women. But it causes embarrassment in a certain part of the body like facial hair, hair growth in hands and legs, back etc. Hairy skin is not a sign of an attractive personality.
Eflornithine is used to treat excessive hair growth on the face in women. It came into medical use in 1990. FDA approved it in July 2000.
How do Eflornithine Cream work?
Eflornithine belongs to the class of medication called as hair growth inhibitors. It removes or slows the process of unwanted hair growth of facial and chin. Certain proteins are necessary for the rapid growth of hair follicle. The production of these proteins is dependent on the activity of an enzyme. This enzyme is called as ornithine decarboxylase (ODC). ODC stimulates hair growth. Eflornithine blocks this enzyme.
Thus it affects the growth and differentiation of the cells in the hair follicles. It slows the process of growth of cells and hair in the applied area. The drug reduces unwanted facial hair.
How to Take Eflornithine cream?
Eflornithine cream is available in form of a tube of 13.9%
*Method to use the cream.
What are the Uses of Eflornithine?
What are the precautions in using Eflornithine?
Be cautious in case of certain conditions. Ask your doctor if you have,
Inform your doctor regarding other drugs you use or take.
It may take several weeks to see the effects.
The hair will grow back as it was before, once you stop the treatment.
Cost of Eflornithine (Generic and Brand)
Both Generic and brand drug contain the same ingredient Eflornithine. The difference lies in packaging, pricing and filler materials. Brand drug put a huge amount towards Research and development of the drug. The generic medications does not need to spend on it. So we can provide you the cheap and effective drug.
A single tube of 15 g (13.9%) costs $ 39.
A single tube of 45 g (13.9%) costs $ 186.66.