Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
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Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Psoriasis, Post-herpetic neuralgia, Anogenital pruritus, Sprains, Stiff neck, Low back pain, Trigeminal neuralgia,... View More
Apply a thin film of Capsaicin cream to affected area. A burning sensation may occur upon application, but generally disappears with regular use. Wash h... View More
Apply to affected area three/four times daily for 3-4 consecutive weeks and evaluate efficacy; efficacy decreased if used < 3 times daily; not to exceed... View More
Safety & efficacy not established
Capsaicin cream is contraindicated for use on broken or irritated skin or known hypersensitivity to this medication.
Mode of Action
Transient receptor potential vanilloid-1 (TRPV1) agonist; topical application causes initial TRPV1 stimulation that may cause pain, followed by pain rel... View More
Capsaicin cream should not be applied to broken or irritated skin. Applied area should not be tightly bandaged. Do not get on mucous membranes and into ... View More
>10% Transient increased pain at application site (dissipates w/ continued use),Application site erythema (63%),Pain (42%) 1-10% Nausea (5%),Vomiti... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: B Lactation: Unknown whether distributed in breast milk; do not apply to nipple or areola
Capsaicin, including topical use, may cause or exacerbate coughing associated with ACE inhibitor treatment and vice versa. If a severe cough develops in... View More
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More