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

Evening Primrose (Elprim [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. 

Elprim [soft-gelatin caps]

  Softgel capsule
Elnova Pharma
Generic : Evening Primrose
 120.00
1000mg
10 Capsules
Price Updated on August 8, 2019
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Drug information on Elprim [soft-gelatin caps] (Evening Primrose) from Elnova Pharma

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

Overview of Elprim [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 Elprim [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 Elprim [soft-gelatin caps]?

Take this medication with food.

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

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Elprim [soft-gelatin caps]

Caution should be exercised during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Other Precautions for Elprim [soft-gelatin caps]

Monitor cholesterol level regularly.

Storage Conditions for Elprim [soft-gelatin caps]

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



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A:  Elprim [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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