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Drug information on Capsain P (0.025%) (Capsaicin) from Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.

Capsain P (0.025%)

Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.
Generic : Capsaicin
Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Capsain P (0.025%) may be prescribed

Side effects of Capsain P (0.025%)

   Central Nervous System : Headache, burning sensation, nerve disease, dizziness, abnormal taste, increased or decreased sensitivity.

   Respiratory : Cough and throat irritation.

   Skin : Abnormal skin odor.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

The recommended dose (capsaicin 8% patch) is a single, 60-minute application of up to four patches.

How to use Capsain P (0.025%)?

It comes as patches to apply topically.

When is Capsain P (0.025%) not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Capsain P (0.025%)

It should be administered by a well-trained healthcare provider.

• Before using this medication, administration of local anesthesia is recommended.

• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of open wound, irritated skin, any allergy, during pregnancy and breast-feeding.

• For external use only; avoid contact with eyes, nose or mouth.

• It may be harmful if swallowed.

• Before using this medication in children less than 18 years of age, consultation with the pediatrician is necessary.

Other Precautions for Capsain P (0.025%)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Capsain P (0.025%)

Store it at controlled temperature (15°C and 30°C).

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