Safe Effective Capsaicin Relieving Pain Raw Material Drug 404-86-4
Red Chilli Extract
Chemical name: Capsaicine
Molecular formula: C18H27NO3
Molecular weight: 305.42
Appearance: light yellow to white crystal
Quality standard: ≥99%
CAS Registry Number: 404-86-4
Melting point: 62-65℃
Water solubility: insoluble
Capsaicin is used for:
Temporary relief of muscle and joint pain associated with
arthritis, simple backaches, sprains, strains, and bruises. It may
also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Capsaicin is a topical analgesic. Exactly how it works is unknown,
but it is thought to decrease the amount of a certain substance
(substance P) that transmits pain in the body.
What conditions does capsaicin topical treat?
capsaicin topical is used to treat the following:
Pain associated with Arthritis, Backache, Sprains and Strains
capsaicin topical may also be used to treat:
Nerve Pain after Herpes, Neuropathic Pain
|Usage 1||Capsaicin is used to treat minor aches and pains of the muscles/joints (e.g.,
arthritis, backache, sprains).|
|Usage 2||Capsaicin works by decreasing a certain natural substance in your
body (substance P) that helps pass pain signals to the brain.|
OTHER USES: This section contains uses of this drug that are not
listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug but that
may be prescribed by your health care professional. Use this drug
for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been
so prescribed by your health care professional.
This medication may also be used to treat nerve pain.
How to use capsaicin topical?
- An extra patient leaflet is available with capsaicin cream. Talk to
your pharmacist if you have questions about this information.
- Apply just enough medicine to cover the affected area. Gently
massage the medicine into skin until it disappears.
- Wash your hands with soap and water immediately after using
capsaicin cream unless your hands are part of the treated area.
- If you are using capsaicin cream on your hands, allow 30 minutes
for the medicine to absorb before washing. During this time, avoid
touching damaged or irritated skin, contact lenses, or your eyes,
nose, mouth, or other mucous membranes. Wash hands after 30
- Do not apply to wounds or damaged, broken (open), or irritated
- Do not bandage or wrap the affected area.
- Do not use capsaicin cream with a heating pad.
- Do not expose the treated area to heat or direct sunlight. Warm or
hot water or sunlight may increase the likelihood of burning or
itching. Do not use capsaicin cream immediately after bathing,
swimming, using a hot tub, sunbathing, or exposure to heat.
- If you miss a dose of capsaicin cream, use it as soon as you
remember. Continue to use it as directed by your doctor or on the