Capsaicin Menthol

Capsaicin Menthol Brand Names

Absorbine Jr. Arthritis | ALEGENIX | Anodynz | Arthricare for Women Ultra Strength | Capsiderm | Captracin | Capzasin | Flexin | MaC | MEGRIX | MenCaps | Migryl | Pallerix | Relyy T | Renovo | Salonpas | SINELEE | XYPHEX

What is Capsaicin Menthol

Capsaicin and menthol are used together in an external preparation for the temporary relief of minor aches and pains associated with arthritis, simple backache, strains, bruises, and sprains.

Capsaicin and menthol, known for their characteristic heating and cooling effects, respectively, work synergistically to diminish pain.

Capsaicin menthol products are over the counter preparations and have not been reviewed or approved by the FDA.

Indications

  • mild pain
  • moderate pain

For the treatment of mild pain to moderate pain associated with arthritis, simple backache, muscle strains, sprains, bruises, or cramps

Side Effects

  1. burns
  2. cough
  3. edema
  4. erythema
  5. maculopapular rash
  6. nasal irritation
  7. paresthesias
  8. pruritus
  9. sinusitis
  10. skin irritation
  11. sneezing
  12. throat irritation
  13. xerosis

Contraindications

  • accidental exposure
  • breast-feeding
  • heating pad
  • hypertension
  • infection
  • inflammation
  • myocardial infarction
  • ocular exposure
  • pregnancy
  • skin abrasion
  • strenuous exercise
  • stroke
  • sunlight (UV) exposure

Interactions

There are no drug interactions associated with Capsaicin Menthol products.

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