Capsaicin:
What is it?

Capsaicin:
How is it Used?


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Capsaicin Side Effects and Warnings

Side Effects and Warnings

#What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Use caution on skin where a large area is involved or where there are open wounds.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

#What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Skin irritation.

• Burning or stinging sensation. Usually goes away after a few days when using medicine as directed.

#Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; fits; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.

• Severe skin irritation.

• Severe pain.

• Any rash.

• No improvement in condition or feeling worse.

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