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Efrosa [soft-gelatin caps] (Evening Primrose) Drug Price and Information

Evening Primrose (Efrosa [soft-gelatin caps]) 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. 

Efrosa [soft-gelatin caps]

  Softgel capsule
Aurel Pharmaceuticals
Generic : Evening Primrose
 79.00
500 mg
10 Capsules
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    Drug information on Efrosa [soft-gelatin caps] (Evening Primrose) from Aurel Pharmaceuticals

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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.
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    Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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    Medical condition(s) for which Efrosa [soft-gelatin caps] may be prescribed


    Overview of Efrosa [soft-gelatin caps]

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    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    Dose is based on patient's condition.

    Side effects of Efrosa [soft-gelatin caps]

    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 Efrosa [soft-gelatin caps]?

    Take this medication with food.

    When Should Efrosa [soft-gelatin caps] not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Hypersensitivity.

    Warnings and Precautions for Efrosa [soft-gelatin caps]

    Caution should be exercised during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

    Other Precautions for Efrosa [soft-gelatin caps]

    Monitor cholesterol level regularly.

    Storage Conditions for Efrosa [soft-gelatin caps]

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



    Efrosa [soft-gelatin caps](Evening Primrose) : Frequently Asked Questions

    Q: What are the indications of Efrosa [soft-gelatin caps] oil?

    A:  Efrosa [soft-gelatin caps] 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 Efrosa [soft-gelatin caps] safe?

    A: Efrosa [soft-gelatin caps] 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 Efrosa [soft-gelatin caps] the same?

    A: Efrosa [soft-gelatin caps] is not the same as omega 3 fatty acids. Efrosa [soft-gelatin caps] is rich in omega-6 fatty acids(2 Trusted Source
    Evening primrose oil

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    ).

    Q: Does Efrosa [soft-gelatin caps] oil improve skin health?

    A: Efrosa [soft-gelatin caps] 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 Efrosa [soft-gelatin caps] safe during pregnancy?

    A:  Efrosa [soft-gelatin caps] 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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