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- What is eflornithine, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for eflornithine?
- Is eflornithine available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for eflornithine?
- What are the side effects of eflornithine?
- What is the dosage for eflornithine?
- Is eflornithine safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about eflornithine?
What is the dosage for eflornithine?
Eflornithine should be applied in a thin layer around the affected facial areas and chin and rubbed-in thoroughly. It is applied twice daily with at least eight hours between applications or as directed by a physician. Eflornithine should not be washed away from the skin for at least eight hours after application. Cosmetics and sunscreens may be applied once the treated area has dried. Hair removal techniques such as tweezing should be continued. The hands should be washed immediately after using eflornithine.
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