FOLLINIL Cream 15gm

Hirsutism Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

FOLLINIL contains Eflornithine which belongs to a group of medicines called Ornithine Decarboxylase Inhibitors. It works by blocking the enzyme ornithine decarboxylase (ODC) that stimulates facial hair growth. It slows down the growth of the hair on the face through its effect on an enzyme (a protein in the body involved in the production of the hair). It is used to reduce the growth of excessive hair (Hirsutism) on the face of women older than 18 years of age.

Always use FOLLINIL as directed by physician. It is not recommended for the use in children and adolescents under 18 years. Do not use this medicine, if you suffer from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) or specific hormone producing tumors. Do not use this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before using this medicine. Tell your doctor, if you are using or might use any other medicines. The most common side effects include acne, dry skin, hair loss, inflammation around the hair shaft, itching, rash, redness, skin irritation and bumps caused by shaving, skin irritation and stinging, tingling or burning feeling on the skin.

USES OF FOLLINIL

  • Used to reduce the growth of excessive hair (Hirsutism) on the face of women older than 18 years of age

HOW FOLLINIL WORKS

FOLLINIL works by blocking the enzyme ornithine decarboxylase (ODC) that stimulates hair growth.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Apply twice a day, at least 8 hours apart or as directed by physician. Clean and dry the areas of your skin where you going to be use. Apply a thin layer of this medicine and rub it thoroughly until no visual residual product remains on the treated areas. It is for external use only.

SIDE EFFECTS OF FOLLINIL

COMMON

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

RARE

  • abnormal skin growth (skin neoplasm)
  • excessive hair growth
  • facial redness and pimples possibly with pus
  • other skin disorders
  • scaly and itchy skin inflammation (seborrhoeic dermatitis)
  • red, bumpy or blistering rash
  • skin cysts
  • skin tightness

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Skin itching:

Avoid bath in hot water because hot water can irritate the skin. Moisturizers can be used regular basis to soothe and hydrate the affected area.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

FOLLINIL is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

FOLLINIL is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

KIDNEY

FOLLINIL should be taken with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

FOLLINIL should be taken with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not use, if you are allergic to the medicine.

OTHERS

Do not use this medicine, if you suffer from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) or specific hormone producing tumours.

INTERACTIONS

Talk to your doctor if you need to use other medicines on the areas of skin where you are using the medicine.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Eflornithine
Pharmacological Category :   Ornithine Decarboxylase Inhibitors
Therapeutic Indication :   Reduces excessive facial hair growth in women
Dosage Forms :   Cream

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT FOLLINIL

Can FOLLINIL be used in pregnant women?

No. It is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

What are the possible side effects of FOLLINIL?

It may cause temporary redness, stinging, burning, tingling or rash on areas of the skin where it is applied.

REFERENCES

1. Amit Kumar, Youssef W. Naguib, Yan-chun Shi and Zhengrong Cui; A method to improve the efficacy of topical eflornithine hydrochloride cream; [Revised on Sep 2014] [Accessed 29 Dec 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4348346/

2. Goodman and Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. Chapter – 50 – Chemotherapy of protozoal infections; 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical, 2011. Page – 1424.

3. Almirall Hermal GmbH, Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on Apr 2017] [Accessed 29 Dec 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.6398.pdf

4. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; U.S. Food and drug administration; [Revised on July 2000] [Accessed 29 Dec 2020] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2000/21145lbl.pdf

5. Vanessa Ngan; Dermnet; [Revised on July 2000] [Accessed 29 Dec 2020] https://dermnetnz.org/topics/eflornithine-hydrochloride/

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    25
    Ingredient
    Eflornithine Hydrochloride 13.9 %
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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FOLLINIL Cream 15gm

FOLLINIL Cream 15gm Mkt: Rusan Health Care Pvt Ltd

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