Disease Information for Capsaicin (Zostrix) application/unction

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Burning blebs/sudden appearance/skin
Burning/stinging skin sensations/diffuse
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Chemical burn/dermatitis
Contact urticaria/local allergy
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/External application only/drug/unction (ex).
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
PROCESS/Poison/specific (category)
Toxin
TOXIN/Poison/Botanical/alkaloids/plant toxins (category)
TOXIN/Skin reaction/chemical irritant
Synonyms
Synonym
(E) N ((4 Hydroxy 3 methoxyphenyl)methyl) 8 methyl 6 nonenamide, 6 Nonenamide N ((4 hydroxy 3 methoxyphenyl)methyl) 8 methyl (E), 8 Methyl N Vanillyl 6 Nonenamide, capsaicin, Capsaicin (product), Capsaicin (substance), CAPSAICIN PREPARATION, Capsaicine, N (4 hydroxy 3 methoxyphenylmethyl) 8 Methyl 6 Nonenamide, Brand name/Zostrix (Capsaicin)unction, Herbal name Capsicum frutescens
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
DRUG-Herbal Anti-Lumbago/Sciatica claims:
DRUG-Herbal Helps Osteoarthritis claims
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose QID Medication
DRUG/Dose TID Medication
DRUG/Generic available
DRUG-Herbal Effective External/TOXIC Internal
Definition

Topical analgesic cream; derived from chili pepper; exhausts substance P in pain fiber/synapse areas

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