Vaniqa (Eflornithine)

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Eflornithine Cream (Generic)
Eflornithine Hydrochloride
Vaniqa Cream
Eflornithine Hydrochloride
Vaniqa Cream
Eflornithine Hydrochloride

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Medically reviewed by Dr. Samuel Maaiah, PharmD

Last updated: April 10, 2024

Dr. Maaiah is a PharmD graduate who has practiced both in pharmaceutical consulting and retail pharmacy. His interests include consulting and the development and approval of new therapeutics. He currently works as a Medical Information Consultant (MIC) and as a retail pharmacist. As a MIC he helps pharmaceutical companies with projects and by consulting as a medical information expert.

When Dr. Maaiah is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, doing outdoor activities, working out, and reading.

Order Online

How to buy Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride) Cream online?

Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride) can be ordered online through CanadianPharmacyOnline.com or by calling 1-800-828-4489 and speaking to customer support. The chat feature can also be used for support. For more information please visit the “How to Order” page.

Is a prescription required?

Yes, a valid prescription from your doctor is required. Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride) is a prescription medication and can only be sold with a prescription. To process your order, you will need to submit a prescription. The prescription can be emailed ([email protected]), faxed (1-800-416-8019), or uploaded. Alternatively, we can reach out to your doctor to attain a valid prescription if you would like.

What is the maximum amount that can be ordered?

A 3-month supply (90 days) is the maximum amount that can be ordered at one time. Refills are kept on file for future orders. The amount that can be ordered will be based on the directions and quantity indicated on the prescription from your provider.

Is it safe to order from Canadian Pharmacy Online?

Absolutely. All our partner pharmacies are fully licensed and certified in their respective countries. We ensure that your shopping experience is safe and secure with our Norton Shopping Guarantee. We operate just like your local pharmacy would, with our main priority being to provide you access to safe and affordable prescription medication.

Vaniqa Cost

How much does Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride) Cream cost?

Vaniqa Cream 13.9% – 

  • Average US retail price (45g) – $203.70
  • Our price (50g) – $145.00

At CanadianPharmacyOnline.com, we make sure to keep drug prices low. You can view the Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride) cost savings above.

What is the lowest price of Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride) per unit?

Lowest Price Per Unit: $2.08/unit for Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride) 60 g cream

Is this price for Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride) without insurance?

The listed prices are not with insurance. Unfortunately, we cannot accept insurance. However, we will give you an official receipt which you can use to apply for reimbursement with your insurer. We are unable to adjudicate with US insurance providers.

Why is Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride) cheaper from Canada than from the United States?

Drug prices in Canada and from other countries we source medication from are negotiated and regulated. The US is a free market economy which is why the price can vary since pharmaceutical suppliers can charge what they deem appropriate for the product. As a result, we offer lower prices to our patients as we utilize medications from these countries. 

Vaniqa Coupon

Is there a coupon for Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride) available?

Sorry, we do not have a Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride) Coupon at this time.

Vaniqa Generic

Is there a lower cost generic Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride) available?

Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride) is available as a generic alternative.

How much cheaper is generic Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride)?

Generic Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride) is $89 cheaper than bran Ventolin.

What is the difference between brand and generic Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride)?

There is no difference between generic and brand Vaniqa. Generic formulations of medications contain the same active ingredients and meet the same quality, strength, and purity standards as the brand formulation.

Shipping

Is shipping available to the United States?

Yes. An email notification will be sent to you once the item has been shipped. We ship nationwide across the United States.

How much does shipping cost?

Standard shipping is free.

Is express shipping available?

If a product of Canada is available then express shipping can be selected with an estimated delivery time of 3-5 business days. You have the option at the checkout page to select the express shipping option ($25) if available for that medication source.

Refill Rx

How to refill a prescription?

Refilling your prescription is made easy with Canadian Pharmacy Online. You can sign into your online account and view your previous orders and see which prescriptions we have on file. Placing a refill order online is made simple by accessing the reorder section in your account. You can also call us at 1-800-416-8019 and speak to customer support to place a refill. Our live chat is also a great place to connect with us to place a refill order while you are on the go.

Are prescriptions automatically refilled?

We do not automatically refill prescriptions as there can be cases where you are no longer taking the medication, your doctor has changed your dose, etc. However, we provide a friendly refill reminder service. We will kindly notify you by phone or email as to the best time to place a refill order based on your prescription history.

Drug Information

About Vaniqa (Eflornithine)

What is Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride) ?

Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride) is a prescription cream that is classified as a hair growth retardant.

Dosage

What is Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride) used for?

It is indicated for reducing unwanted facial hair in women.

How does it work?

It irreversibly inhibits skin ornithine decarboxylase (ODC) which then suppresses cell division and synthesis, affecting hair growth.

Directions

How do I take Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride) Cream?

You should use Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride)  cream as directed by your physician. Applications should be separated by at least 8 hours. The application should stay on the skin for at least 4 hours. 

What dosages are available?

Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride) is available as brand and generic 13.9% cream

What is the recommended dosage?

Generally, a thin layer is applied to the affected areas of the face twice daily but take as directed by your doctor. 

What is the maximum dosage?

The maximum recommended dosage is two topical applications per day.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, apply the dose as soon as you remember, then wait at least 8 hours to apply the next dose. Do not apply an extra dose to make up for the missed dose. 

Warnings & Precautions

What should you know before you take Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride)?

Exercise caution when applying Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride)  to irritated or broken skin as this may result in stinging and/or burning. 

Side Effects

What are the side effects of Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride)?

Some common side effects include:

  • Acne 
  • Stinging skin 
  • Heachache
  • Burning skin
  • Dry skin
  • Erythema 
  • Rash
  • Alopecia (hair loss)

Speak to your doctor for a full list of side effects. 

Interactions

Does this medication interact with other drugs, foods, or alcohol?

No sufficient information exists to determine if Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride)  interacts with any other topical medications. 

Storage

How should this medication be stored?

Store Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride)  cream at room temperature (77°F), do not freeze.

Pharmacist Tips

  • This medication is used to decrease the growth of hair, it will not however remove existing hair, this will still require mechanical intervention (i.e. plucking/shaving)
  • Patients using Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride)  should expect to see results in as few as 4 to 8 weeks but it may take up to 24 weeks. Patients can expect that hair will return about 8 weeks after discontinuing the medication. 
  • If you develop significant skin irritation while using this medication, it is advised that you reduce the frequency of use (once daily). 

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.

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Vaniqa FAQ

Is Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride) permanent?

No, in clinical studies patients found that they returned to pretreatment levels of hair 8 weeks after discontinuing the medication.

Does Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride) cause acne?

The most common side effect associated with Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride)  is acne most likely because it inhibits cell growth which is one of the body’s natural mechanisms for reducing acne. 

Can you use moisturizer with Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride) ?

Yes, you can use cosmetics and sunscreen after the medication has dried. 

How often do you use Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride) ?

You should use Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride)  as directed by your physician, generally, twice daily. Those with significant skin irritation are advised to decrease to once daily. 

Does Vaniqa (Eflornithine Hydrochloride) have a generic?

There is currently an available generic version of Eflornithine Hydrochloride in the United States. It may be available in other countries.

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.

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