Vaniqa

What is Vaniqa?

Eflornithine (α-difluoromethylornithine or DFMO) is a drug found to be effective in the treatment of facial hirsutism (excessive hair growth) as well as in African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness). Eflornithine hydrochloride cream for topical application is meant for women suffering from facial hirsutism. Eflornithine for injection against sleeping sickness is manufactured by Sanofi Aventis and sold under the brand name Ornidyl in the USA. Both are prescription drugs.

It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medication needed in a basic health system.

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I have been told that erruptions on left of my lower lip is harpes . Please help me cure it and also educate me as to how it happened. THANKS

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herpes simplex is a contagious but not very serious infection. major part of population has it. once it infects a person the virus keeps lying in...

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i am having excess hair growth all over my body.i went to an endocrynolygist.i am not having hormone imbalance but i am having polycystic ovary .my...

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Treatment of PCOS depends partially on the woman's stage of life. For younger women who desire birth control, the birth control pill,...

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Hello! So have recently started waxing my bikini area. The first couple times were fine, but now I have began to develop so many ingrown hairs. In...

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Supportive care

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I read your question and i understand your concern. Ingrown hair are sometimes...

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Hello! So have recently started waxing my bikini area. The first couple times were fine, but now I have began to develop so many ingrown hairs. In...

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25 years old. i have a problem of hirsutism ..... i wanted to ask you is this problem cure by pranayam or i should take help of a doctor .

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