Which medications in the drug class Topical skin products are used in the treatment of Androgen Excess?

Updated: Mar 14, 2018
  • Author: Mohamed Yahya Abdel-Rahman, MD, MSc; Chief Editor: Richard Scott Lucidi, MD, FACOG  more...
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Topical skin products

May be used to reduce hair growth on the face and adjacent areas under the chin.

Eflornithine 13.9% cream (Vaniqa)

Prescription topical cream that acts as a growth inhibitor of hair. Takes up to 2 mo to work in approximately 30% of patients. Apply to skin bid at least 8 h apart, and area of application should not be washed for at least 4 h


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