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VANIQA® (eflornithine hydrochloride) cream, 13.9% is indicated for the reduction of unwanted facial hair in women.
VANIQA® has only been studied on the face and adjacent involved areas under the chin of affected individuals. Usage should be limited to these areas of involvement.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Apply a thin layer of VANIQA® (eflornithine hydrochloride) cream, 13.9% to affected areas of the face and adjacent involved areas under the chin and rub in thoroughly. Do not wash treated area for at least 4 hours. Use twice daily at least 8 hours apart or as directed by a physician. The patient should continue to use hair removal techniques as needed in conjunction with VANIQA®. (VANIQA® should be applied at least 5 minutes after hair removal.) Cosmetics or sunscreens may be applied over treated areas after cream has dried.
VANIQA® (eflornithine hydrochloride) cream, 13.9% is available as: 45 gram tube NDC 0023-4857-45 Storage: Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15°-30°C (59°-86°F) [See USP Controlled Room Temperature]. Do not freeze. See tube crimp and carton end for expiration date and lot number.
Distributed by: Allergan, Inc., Irvine, CA 92612. Revised: Sep 2013This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/9/2016
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