Efnithin 13.90% Cream 10gm

Dry Skin Rx required
Mfr: Cadila Healthcare Ltd (Zydus) Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.300.00

What is EFNITHIN 13.90%?

  • EFNITHIN 13.90% contains eflornithine
  • It slows down the growth of hair through its effect on a specific enzyme (a protein in the body involved in the production of hair)
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
More Information

What EFNITHIN 13.90% is used for?

  • EFNITHIN 13.90% is used to reduce the growth of excessive hair (Hirsutism) on the face of women older than 18 years of age

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

  • are allergic to eflornithine or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • suffer from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) or specific hormone producing tumors
  • Do not use EFNITHIN 13.90% if you are pregnant or breast-feeding
  • You should use an alternative method to manage your facial hair if you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant
  • EFNITHIN 13.90% is not recommended for use in anyone younger than 18 years of age
  • EFNITHIN 13.90% is not expected to have any effect on your ability to drive or use machines
  • Talk to your doctor if you need to use other medicines on the areas of skin where you are using the cream
  • Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Use twice a day, at least 8 hours apart
  • If you experience irritation (e.g. stinging burning), reduce the use of EFNITHIN 13.90% to once daily until the irritation has gone. If it persists, contact your doctor
  • If you have just shaved or used any other hair removal method, wait at least 5 minutes before using EFNITHIN 13.90%. It may sting or burn if you put this cream on cut or irritated skin
  • Clean and dry the areas of the skin where you will be using the cream
  • Apply a thin layer of cream and rub it in thoroughly until no visual residual product remains on the treated areas
  • If possible, do not wash these areas of skin for 4 hours after applying the cream
  • Wash your hands after applying the cream
  • Wait at least 5 minutes before using make-up or sunscreen on the same areas
  • When using on the face, avoid contact with your eyes or the inside of your nose or mouth. If you should accidentally get EFNITHIN 13.90% into your eyes, mouth or nose, rinse well with water

If you use more EFNITHIN 13.90%

  • If you put too much cream on your skin, it is unlikely to harm you

If you forget to use EFNITHIN 13.90%

  • Apply straight away but wait at least 8 hours before using it again 

If you stop using EFNITHIN 13.90%

  • To maintain the reduction of hair growth keep using EFNITHIN 13.90% continuously as indicated


Very Rare

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.


  • acne
  • dry skin
  • hair loss
  • inflammation around the hair shaft
  • itching
  • rash
  • redness
  • skin irritation and bumps caused by shaving
  • stinging, tingling or burning feeling on the skin


  • bumpy rash (popular rash)
  • cold sores
  • redness and irritation at the site where the cream is applied
  • eczema
  • inflamed, dry, cracked or numb lips
  • in growing hairs
  • pale areas on the skin
  • skin bleeding
  • skin inflammation and other skin disorders
  • sore skin
  • swelling of the mouth or face
  • unusual hair texture or hair growth


  • abnormal skin growth (skin neoplasm)
  • excessive hair growth
  • flushing, facial redness and pimples possibly with pus
  • red, scaly and itchy skin inflammation (seborrheic dermatitis)
  • red, bumpy or blistering rash



Additional Information


  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
  • Store at room temperature (15-25°C)

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