eflornithine topical (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Vaniqa)?
If you miss a dose of eflornithine topical, skip the dose you missed and apply your next regularly scheduled dose as directed. Do not apply a double dose of this medication or try to "make up" a missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Vaniqa)?
An overdose of eflornithine topical is not likely to occur. If the cream has been ingested, or if you suspect an overdose has occurred, contact your doctor, hospital emergency room, or poison control center for advice.
What should I avoid while using eflornithine topical (Vaniqa)?
Avoid getting this medication in your eyes, nose, or mouth. If this occurs, wash the area with water. If eflornithine topical gets in your eyes, rinse thoroughly with water and contact your doctor.
What other drugs will affect eflornithine topical (Vaniqa)?
Before using eflornithine topical, talk to your doctor if you are taking any other prescription or over-the-counter medications, especially if you are using any other topical preparations. You may not be able to use eflornithine topical, or you may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring during treatment.
Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with eflornithine topical. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking or using any other prescription or over-the-counter medicines.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has additional information about eflornithine topical written for health professionals that you may read.
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