Capsaicin topical

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Last Updated: 02 May 2022

Capsaicin is the active component in chili peppers that makes them hot. Capsaicin topical is also used to deal with nerve pain in people who have had herpes zoster, or "shingles. " Qutenza is used to deal with nerve pain brought on by herpes, and to deal with nerve pain in the feet in people with diabetic issues. Capsaicin topical might be used for objectives not detailed in capsaicin topical overview. Wash the cured skin area with soap and cool water if you have severe pain or skin redness. Do not use capsaicin topical if you dislike chili peppers, or if you have ever had an allergic reaction to capsaicin topical. Clean your hands with soap and water immediately after applying capsaicin topical or managing a topical skin spot. Capsaicin can cause a burning feeling any place it is applied. Even if the medicine gets on a surface area apart from your skin, you may really feel shedding when you later touch that surface area. If the burning sensation hurts or causes severe pain, clean the treated skin area with soap and cool water. Pain relief must occur slowly as the substance P in your body is decreased in the nerve cells. Call your physician if your pain does not improve after using this medication for 7 days, or if your symptoms become worse or improve and afterwards return in a few days. Capsaicin topical liquid is combustible. A missed out on dose of capsaicin topical will not cause harm but might make the medication less effective lowering substance P and soothing your pain.

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