- Zostrix Original Strength for Arthritis Pain Relief
- Topical Analgesic Cream
- Odor Free
Capsaicin 0.025% (Topical Analgesic)
For temporary relief of minor aches and pains of muscles and joints associated with arthritis, simple backache, strains and sprains
For use in treating neuralgias, consult a physician.
For external use only.
Do not apply to wounds or to damaged or irritated skin.
When using this product: You may experience a burning sensation which is normal and related to the way the product works. With regular use, this sensation generally disappears within several days.
Do not get in on mucous membranes, into eyes, or on contact lenses. If this occurs, rinse the affected area thoroughly with water.
Do not apply immediately before or after activities such as bathing, swimming, sun bathing, or strenuous exercise.
Do not apply heat to the treated areas immediately before ore after use.
Do not tightly wrap or bandage the treated area.
Avoid inhaling airborne material from dried residue. This can result in coughing, sneezing, tearing, throat or respiratory irritation.
Stop use and ask a doctor if:
- Condition worsens or does not improve after regular use.
- Blistering occurs
- Difficulty breathing or swallowing occurs.
- Severe burning persists.
Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.
For persons under 18 years of age, ask a doctor before using.
Apply a thin film of cream to the affected area and gently rub in until fully absorbed.
For optimum relief, apply 3 to 4 times daily.
Best results typically occur after 2 to 4 weeks of continuous use.
Unless treating hands, wash hands thoroughly with soap and water immediately after use.
See package insert for more information.
Store at 15-30 ° F
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