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Medicated Heat

Medically reviewed by Last updated on May 7, 2020.

Dosage form: patch
Ingredients: Capsaicin 0.6mg
Labeler: United Exchange Corporation
NDC Code: 55264-269

Further information

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Capsicum Treatment (Medicated Heat Patch)

Active Ingredient

Capsicum extract 0.025 % as Capsaicin


Topical Analgesic


Temporarily relieves minor pain associated with:

  • arthritis
  • simple backache
  • strains
  • sprains
  • bruises


  • For external use only.
  • Discontinue use at least 1 hour before a bath or shower and do not use immediately after a bath or shower.
  • If pregnant or breastfeeding consult a healthcare professional before use.
  • Allergy Alert: if you are allergic to any ingredients of this product or chili peppers contact a doctor before use.

Do not use

  • on wounds or damage skin
  • with, or at the same time as, other external analgesic products

When using this product

  • use only as directed
  • do not bandage tightly or use with a heating pad
  • avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • condition worsens
  • symptoms persist more than 7 days or clear up and occur again within a few days
  • rash, itching or excessive skin irritation develops

Keep out of reach of children.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


adults and children under 12 years of age and older

  • clean and dray affected area
  • remove patch from film
  • apply to affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily for 7 days
  • remove patch from the skin after at most 8 hours application

children under 12 year of age consult a doctor

Other information

  • avoid storing product in direct sunlight
  • protect product from excessive moisture

Inactive Ingredients

BHT, Ester gum, Isopropyl myristate, Natural rubber, Polybutene, Polyisobuthylene, Precipitated calcium carbonate, Propylene carbonate, Quinton, Sorbitan monostearate, Titanium oxide, YS resin, Zinc oxide

capsicum patch
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55264-269
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Capsaicin (Capsaicin) Capsaicin0.6 mg
Product Characteristics
FlavorImprint Code
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:55264-269-6425 POUCH (POUCH) in 1 CARTON
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart34805/20/2010
Labeler - United Exchange Corporation (840130579)

United Exchange Corporation