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CVS CAPSAICIN

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jun 9, 2020.

Dosage form: cream
Ingredients: CAPSAICIN 0.1g in 100g
Labeler: CVS PHARMACY
NDC Code: 59779-381

CVS Capsaicin Cream 0.1% 1.5 oz 37992 (2020) ZDP

Active ingredient                                                                      Purpose

Capsaicin 0.1%........................................................................Topical analgesic

For the temporary relief of minor pain associated with:

  • Arthritis
  • Simple backache
  • Muscle strains
  • Sprains
  • Bruises

Warnings

For external use only

Do not use

  • on wounds, damaged, broken or irritated skin
  • with a heating pad
  • if you are allergic to capsicum or chili peppers

When using this product

  • avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes
  • do not bandage tightly
  • a transient burning sensation may occur upon applications but generally disappears in several days
  • do not expose the treated area to heat or direct sunlight

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • condition worsens
  • symptoms persist for more than 7 days or clear up and occur again within a few days
  • redness is present or irritation develops
  • a severe burning sensation occurs

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of accidental ingestion, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions

Adults and children over 18 years:

  • use only as directed
  • apply to affected area
  • massage into painful area until thoroughly absorbed
  • repeat as necessary, but no more than 3 to 4 times daily
  • wash hands with soap and water after applying
  • children under 18 years of age: ask a doctor

Inactive ingredients

benzyl alcohol, cetyl alcohol, isopropyl myristate, petrolatum, polyoxyl 40 stearate, water, sorbitan monostearate, sorbitol

Distributed by: CVS Pharmacy, Inc.

One CVS Drive, Woonsocket, RI 02895

www.cvs.com

Made in China

Other information

  • store at room temperature
  • Lot No. and Exp. Date: see box or crimp of tube
  • save carton for complete Drug Facts information

CVS CAPSAICIN 
capsaicin cream
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-381
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
CAPSAICIN (CAPSAICIN) CAPSAICIN0.1 g  in 100 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
POLYOXYL 40 STEARATE 
CETYL ALCOHOL 
BENZYL ALCOHOL 
SORBITAN MONOSTEARATE 
ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE 
SORBITOL 
PETROLATUM 
WATER 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-381-421 TUBE in 1 CARTON
142 g in 1 TUBE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart34810/13/2014
Labeler - CVS PHARMACY (062312574)

 
CVS PHARMACY

Further information

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