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E-Prime (Evening Primrose) Drug Price and Information

Evening Primrose (E-Prime) is a dietary supplement, prescribed for high cholesterol, heart disease, skin disorders such as eczema, psoriasis, and acne. It decreases the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol and decreasing blood clots. 

E-Prime

  Capsule
Sain Medicaments Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Evening Primrose
 300.00
500mg
30 Capsules
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    Drug Name : Evening Primrose

    Evening Primrose(Efamol) generic Evening Primrose is a dietary supplement, prescribed for high cholesterol, heart disease, skin disorders such as eczema, psoriasis, and acne. It decreases the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol and decreasing blood clots.
    More Info about Evening Primrose

    Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Mar 30, 2018
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    Medical condition(s) for which E-Prime may be prescribed


    Overview of E-Prime

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    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    Dose is based on patient's condition.

    Side effects of E-Prime

    Gastrointestinal: Indigestion, nausea, soft stools.

    Skin: Rashes, hives, itching.

    Heart: Difficulty in breathing, tightness in the chest.

    Miscellaneous: Headache, allergic reaction with swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue.

    How to use E-Prime?

    Take this medication with food.

    When Should E-Prime not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Hypersensitivity.

    Warnings and Precautions for E-Prime

    Caution should be exercised during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

    Other Precautions for E-Prime

    Monitor cholesterol level regularly.

    Storage Conditions for E-Prime

    • Store in a cool, dry place in a tightly sealed container
    • Protect from direct heat or light and excess moisture



    E-Prime(Evening Primrose) : Frequently Asked Questions

    Q: What are the indications of E-Prime oil?

    A:  E-Prime oil is used to treat atopic dermatitis (a type of eczema), high cholesterol, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), breast pain, and menopause symptoms(1 Trusted Source
    Evening primrose oil

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    ) .

    Q: Is E-Prime safe?

    A: E-Prime is safe and well tolerated in adults when taken for a short period of time(1 Trusted Source
    Evening primrose oil

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    ).

    Q: Are omega 3 fatty acids and E-Prime the same?

    A: E-Prime is not the same as omega 3 fatty acids. E-Prime is rich in omega-6 fatty acids(2 Trusted Source
    Evening primrose oil

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    ).

    Q: Does E-Prime oil improve skin health?

    A: E-Prime oil has been shown to improve skin hydration in healthy adults and atopic patients to treat skin dryness(3 Trusted Source
    The Effect of Evening Primrose Oil for the Prevention of Xerotic Cheilitis in Acne Patients Being Treated with Isotretinoin: A Pilot Study

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    ).

    Q: Is E-Prime safe during pregnancy?

    A:  E-Prime oil can help with cervical ripening, reducing cesarean section rates, shortening labor duration, and inducing labor(4 Trusted Source
    Evening primrose oil for cervical ripening in term pregnancies: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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    ).

    • 1. Evening primrose oil - (https://www.nccih.nih.gov/health/evening-primrose-oil )
    • 2. Evening primrose oil - (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20000302/ )
    • 3. The Effect of Evening Primrose Oil for the Prevention of Xerotic Cheilitis in Acne Patients Being Treated with Isotretinoin: A Pilot Study - (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4252667/ )
    • 4. Evening primrose oil for cervical ripening in term pregnancies: a systematic review and meta-analysis - (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34261202/ )
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