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Anyone used vaniqa (Eflornithine Monohydrate Chloride) before? How effective is it? Was it prescribed from your doctor?

I've been told by my consultant that its unavailable on the nhs in England however I doubt thats true as I have read online how people have been prescribed it...
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yes its on prescription, so ur consultant is lying.
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yes its on prescription, so ur consultant is lying.
Very few drs actually prescribe it as theres very little evidence to it helping.


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Very few drs actually prescribe it as theres very little evidence to it helping.


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Thanks guys! I read online how alot of people have had success. So I wanted to give it a go. Apparently the consultant claimed its only available in nhs Scotland not England. Unfortunately the only option he has given is Dianette pill which i am not keen on, due to having a family history of clots, heart attacks and stroke. He's already decided to remove me from endocology and send me back to the GP....
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Thanks guys! I read online how alot of people have had success. So I wanted to give it a go. Apparently the consultant claimed its only available in nhs Scotland not England. Unfortunately the only option he has given is Dianette pill which i am not keen on, due to having a family history of clots, heart attacks and stroke. He's already decided to remove me from endocology and send me back to the GP....
Im guessing you have PCOS from what your saying.
Are you worried about the acne side? There are many other things to take.
Or if your worried about excess hair, i use hair removal cream regularly and it does work


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Im guessing you have PCOS from what your saying.
Are you worried about the acne side? There are many other things to take.
Or if your worried about excess hair, i use hair removal cream regularly and it does work


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Yes sorry, I wasn't very clear. The consultant said its most likely PCOS though my blood tests were normal. I only get acne on my back but I'm already taking antibiotics for that so that's the least of my concern. My only concern is excess facial hair and the fact that its so coarse and thick. My hair grows back within two days and it takes far too much time to do so often. Plus it makes me very self-conscious.
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Yes sorry, I wasn't very clear. The consultant said its most likely PCOS though my blood tests were normal. I only get acne on my back but I'm already taking antibiotics for that so that's the least of my concern. My only concern is excess facial hair and the fact that its so coarse and thick. My hair grows back within two days and it takes far too much time to do so often. Plus it makes me very self-conscious.
Have you tried bleaching your hair?
I have excess hair growth which gets me down but cant get vaniqua and they wont give me anything else so i have to use hair removal cream.


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Yes sorry, I wasn't very clear. The consultant said its most likely PCOS though my blood tests were normal. I only get acne on my back but I'm already taking antibiotics for that so that's the least of my concern. My only concern is excess facial hair and the fact that its so coarse and thick. My hair grows back within two days and it takes far too much time to do so often. Plus it makes me very self-conscious.
I've been prescribed Vaniqa, but haven't bothered using it, because of the reports that it isn't really effective. I currently bleach my facial hair on a regular basis.

My next step will be to purchase this: http://www.boots.com/en/Philips-Lume...ystem_1419330/
Clearly v pricey though.
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Have you tried bleaching your hair?
I have excess hair growth which gets me down but cant get vaniqua and they wont give me anything else so i have to use hair removal cream.


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I currently wax and have to tweeze the thicker hair. Unfortunately so much waxing wont do any good to my skin plus it leaves scars. Im not too keen on bleaching as I am paranoid the hair will be really obvious in the sun especially because I get thick hair too.
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I've been prescribed Vaniqa, but haven't bothered using it, because of the reports that it isn't really effective. I currently bleach my facial hair on a regular basis.

My next step will be to purchase this: http://www.boots.com/en/Philips-Lume...ystem_1419330/
Clearly v pricey though.
Ah and your from England not Scotland? So annoyed that the consultant lied! Was it prescribed to you by a specialist or your GP?

I wanted to purchase one too buy they are expensive. Very painful too!
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Well I read that thread title wrong.
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