Elyn 13.9% Cream


Generic Brand Eflornithine
Strength 13.90%
Pharma Form Eflornithine
Manufacturer Ajanta Pharma
Treatment Facial hirsutism (Excessive hair growth on face)
Pack Size 1 Tube/s, 3 Tube/s, 6 Tube/s


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Elyn 13.9% Cream

Elyn 13.9% Cream is use for Unwanted facial hair in women, Unwanted hair growth in women, Sleeping sickness and other conditions. Cream may also be use for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Elyn Cream works by suppressing the irreversibly skin ornithine decarboxylase activity.

Chemical Name

  • Eflornithine (13.9% w/w)


  • Ajanta Pharma Ltd


  • Facial hirsutism (Excessive hair growth on face)

What is CREAM?

Elyn Cream is a topical medicine used in the treatment of hirsutism (unwanted facial hair growth), in women. This medicine slows down facial hair growth but does not prevent it. This medicine is not recommended use in patients below 12 years of age.


Elyn Cream stops the activity of a chemical involved in the manufacture of hair on the face.

Adverse effects

  • Acne
  • Itching
  • Erythema
  • Hair loss
  • Burning discomfort
  • Stinging sensation
  • Dry skin
  • Rash

Special Precautions And relative Warnings

wash your hands before and after applying Elyn Cream. Clean and dry the skin tract to be treated.

do not wash the treated area after immediately applying Elyn Cream. Also avoid the use of other products on the treated area unless directed by your MD.

applying an excessive amount may result in pilling. Use a thinner layer or lesser quantity of pills to avoid pilling.

Storage Conditions

Store pills at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze pills unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.


Q. Can Elyn Cream be applied in children or adolescents?

No, Elyn Cream is not recommend to be used in children and adolescents who are below 18 years of age. The safety and effectiveness of this medication has not been established in pediatric age group. Consult your doctor before starting the medication.

Q. Does Elyn Cream cause hair loss on head?

Elyn Cream is use for the treatment of excessive facial hair in females. It should be carefully used and should not be applied on hair over other parts of the body like scalp. It is important to consult your doctor before using the medicine and follow the instructions carefully.

Q. For how long do I need to take Elyn Cream?

The use of Elyn Cream will depend on the response of the patient to the medicine. It is to be applie twice daily with a gap of at least eight hours between the two applications. The effect of the medicine and improvement in the condition can be notice within eight weeks of starting treatment. If no beneficial effects are notice within four months of starting the medication, then inform your prescribing physician who will discontinue the medicine and suggest alternate treatment option.

Additional Information

Pack Size

1 Tube/s, 3 Tube/s, 6 Tube/s