Evening primrose oil


Here is the some steps to help you to save money on Evening Primrose Oil purchase.

Read drug prescription

infoIt is very important to know about what medicine is given by the doctor, for what condition, and when it needs to be taken in what dose. This information given by the doctor is called Prescription. The patients should be familiar with the medicine prescription, and the details about the medicine before purchasing it and using it. Some medications need not be prescribed by healthcare practitioners and can be purchased and used without prescription by the patients; these are called over-the-counter medications. Read the drug prescription information of Evening Primrose Oil before taking it.

Evening Primrose Oil

What is Evening Primrose Oil

Evening Primrose Oil is a flowering plant also known as Oenothera biennis, scabish, king's cureall, night willow herb, sun drop, and fever plant.
Evening Primrose Oil has been used in alternative medicine as an aid in treating heart disease, high cholesterol, circulation problems, premenstrual syndrome, endometriosis, breast pain, certain symptoms of menopause, eczema, psoriasis, acne, osteoporosis, and multiple sclerosis. It has also been used in cancer, Alzheimer's disease, asthma, diabetes, hyperactivity, and stomach or intestinal disorders.
Not all uses for Evening Primrose Oil have been approved by the FDA. Evening Primrose Oil should not be substituted for medications prescribed for you by your doctor.
Evening Primrose Oil is often sold as an herbal supplement. There are no regulated manufacturing standards in place for many herbal compounds and some marketed supplements have been found to be contaminated with toxic metals or other drugs. Herbal/health supplements should be purchased from a reliable source to minimize the risk of contamination.
Evening Primrose Oil may also be used for other purposes not listed in this product guide.

Evening Primrose Oil side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop taking Evening Primrose Oil and call your healthcare provider at once if you have a seizure (convulsions).
Less serious side effects are more likely to occur, and you may have none at all. Tell your doctor, pharmacist, herbalist, or other healthcare provider about any unusual or bothersome side effect.

Compare prices at online shops

infoPrices of the drug can vary in different shops. There will be a variation in price from pharmacy to an online shop. Most online shops will have a little lower price when compared to pharmacy stores, so you need to cross check before buying. Just go to a nearest pharmacy store and check for prices before you decide on buying. You should also be checking and comparing prices among various online stores and should be choosing the affordable and best store. The prices also vary based on brands, and you should note few stores sell specific brands, and you should learn to compare prices of same brand in different stores. Below are the prices of Evening Primrose Oil medicine in some well-known online stores.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
500 mg / 13.6iu100 $15.80Australia, Canada, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
500 mg / 13.6iu90 $25.76Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Turkey, UK, USA
500 mg / 13.6iu100 $12.26Australia, Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
500 mg / 13.6iu90 $16.81Australia, Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA

Select the most affordable brand or generic drug

infoGeneric drug is the basic drug with an active substance in it, and the name of the generic drug is same as active substance most of the times. Like Acetaminophen/Paracetemol is Generic name and it has different brand names like Tylenol, Acimol, Crocin, Calpol etc. All these Brand names contain the same Paracetemol, but the medications are manufactured by different companies, so the different brand names. Generic drug is always cheaper and affordable, and it can be replaced in place of brand name drug prescribed by the healthcare practitioner. The Generic medicine has same properties as branded medicine in terms of uses, indications, doses, side effects, so no need to worry on that. Just select the most affordable generic or branded medicine.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
1000 mg15 Capsule$2.87
500 mg15 Capsule$1.92
PRIMOSA soft-gelatin cap 500 mg x 15's $1.92
1000 mg x 15's $2.21
PRIMOSA soft-gelatin cap 1000 mg x 15's $2.87
500 mg x 15's $1.46
500 mg100 Capsule$10.50
500 mg x 100's $10.50
ROSEBEL softgel 500 mg x 10's $1.20
1000 mg30 Capsule$4.72
AROPE softgel 1000 mg x 10's $1.57
1000 mg10 Capsule$1.80
500 mg10 Capsule$1.80
1000 mg x 10's $1.80
ELPRIM soft-gelatin cap 1000 mg x 10's $1.80
500 mg x 10's $1.05
ELPRIM soft-gelatin cap 500 mg x 10's $1.05
500 mg10 Capsule$1.19
EFROSA soft-gelatin cap 1000 mg x 10's $1.95
500 mg x 100's $11.85
500 mg30 Capsule$4.50
E-PRIME cap 500 mg x 30's $4.50
1000 mg10 Capsule$1.33
500 mg10 Capsule$1.33
Simrose 500 mg Capsule $0.09
500 mg x 15's $1.33
SIMROSE cap 500 mg x 15's $1.33
Simrose 1000 mg Capsule $0.14


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Evening Primrose Oil - Frequently asked Questions

Can Evening Primrose Oil be stopped immediately or do I have to stop the consumption gradually to ween off?

In some cases, it always advisable to stop the intake of some medicines gradually because of the rebound effect of the medicine.

It's wise to get in touch with your doctor as a professional advice is needed in this case regarding your health, medications and further recommendation to give you a stable health condition.

How should I take Evening Primrose Oil?

When considering the use of herbal supplements, seek the advice of your doctor. You may also consider consulting a practitioner who is trained in the use of herbal/health supplements.

If you choose to take Evening Primrose Oil, use it as directed on the package or as directed by your doctor, pharmacist, or other healthcare provider. Do not use more of Evening Primrose Oil than is recommended on the label.

Do not use different formulations of Evening Primrose Oil at the same time without first talking to your healthcare provider. Using different formulations together increases the risk of an Evening Primrose Oil overdose.

If you need to have any type of surgery, tell the surgeon ahead of time that you are using Evening Primrose Oil. Evening Primrose Oil may increase the risk of bleeding, and you may need to stop taking this product for at least 2 weeks before surgery.

If your condition does not improve, or if it appears to get worse, contact your doctor.

Store Evening Primrose Oil as directed on the package.

Who should not take Evening Primrose Oil?

You should not use this product if you are allergic to Evening Primrose Oil.

Do not take Evening Primrose Oil without the advice of a doctor if you have:

  • epilepsy or a seizure disorder;

  • schizophrenia;

  • a bleeding or blood-clotting disorder; or

  • if you plan to have any type of surgery.

It is not known whether Evening Primrose Oil is harmful to an unborn baby. Do not use this product without talking to a healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment.

It is not known whether Evening Primrose Oil passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Ask your healthcare provider before using Evening Primrose Oil if you are breast-feeding a baby.

Do not give any herbal/health supplement to a child without the advice of a doctor.

What other drugs will affect Evening Primrose Oil?

Do not take Evening Primrose Oil without the advice of a healthcare provider if you are using any of the following medications:

  • a blood thinner such as heparin, dalteparin (Fragmin), enoxaparin (Lovenox), or warfarin (Coumadin);

  • clopidogrel (Plavix);

  • aspirin or other NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), diclofenac (Cataflam, Voltaren), etodolac (Lodine), indomethacin (Indocin), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn), meloxicam (Mobic), piroxicam (Feldene), and others; or

  • medicines used to treat psychiatric disorders, such as chlorpromazine (Thorazine), fluphenazine (Permitil, Prolixin), perphenazine (Trilafon), prochlorperazine (Compazine, Compro), promethazine (Pentazine, Phenergan, Phenadoz, Promethegan), thioridazine (Mellaril), or trifluoperazine (Stelazine).

This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with Evening Primrose Oil. Tell your healthcare provider about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.

Can Evening Primrose Oil be taken or consumed while pregnant?

Please visit your doctor for a recommendation as such case requires special attention.

Can Evening Primrose Oil be taken for nursing mothers or during breastfeeding?

Kindly explain your state and condition to your doctor and seek medical advice from an expert.



Following the study conducted by wDrugs.com on Evening primrose oil, the result is highlighted below. However, it must be clearly stated that the survey and result is based solely on the perception and impression of visitors and users of the website as well as consumers of Evening primrose oil. We, therefore, urge readers not to base their medical judgment strictly on the result of this study but on test/diagnosis duly conducted by a certified medical practitioners or physician.

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The information was verified by Dr. Harshad Shah, MD Pharmacology