EVENING PRIMROSE OIL (GAMOLENIC ACID) (EpogamĀ® or EfamastĀ®)

Clinical Indication

Cyclical breast pain/mastalgia. Atopic eczema

Comments

No evidence to support use for these indications.
Marketing authorisations were withdrawn in 2002

Date of classification

November 2015

Do not prescribe

Drugs not recommended for use in LLR because of lack of evidence of clinical effectiveness, cost prioritization or concerns over safety