Capsaicin Topical Cream 0.075pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Capsaicin: Topical cream (0.075%)

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Trixaicin HP 0.075% Top Cr
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Capsaicin 0.075% Muscle Cr

What is this Medicine?

CAPSAICIN (cap SAY sin) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat pain in muscles or joints.

CVS/pharmacy Patient Statistics for Capsaicin: Topical cream(0.075%)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Trixaicin HP 0.075% Topical Cream

NDC: 006030649
  • Over the Counter
    (Prescription Not Required)
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Postherpetic Neuralgia, Myalgia, Mild Pain, Arthralgia, Neuropathic Pain, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Moderate Pain, Diabetic Neuropathy

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Trixaicin HP 0.075% Topical Cream

Reported Side Effects for Trixaicin HP 0.075% Topical Cream

Throat Irritation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Burns Incidence:
<0.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Dry Skin Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
2.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Swelling Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rash With Pustules Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Redness Incidence:
63.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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