Product Details
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Zostrix Cream
Active Ingredients
Capsaicin 0.025%; Topical Analgesic
Uses

For the temporary relief of minor aches and pains of the muscle joints associated with

  • strains
  • sprains
  • bruises
  • arthritis
Warnings

For external use only.

Do not apply to wounds or to damaged or irritated skin.

When using this product

  • you may experience a burning sensation which is normal and related to the way the product works. With regular use, this sensation generally disappears within several days.
  • Avoid contact with eyes. Do not get it on mucous membranes, into eyes, or on contact lenses. If this occurs, rinse the affected area thoroughly with water.
  • do not apply immediately before or after activities such as bathing, swimming, sun bathing, or strenuous exercise
  • do not apply heat to the treated areas immediately before or after use
  • do not tightly wrap or bandage the treated area
  • avoid inhaling airborne material from dried residue. This can result in coughing, sneezing, tearing, throat or respiratory irritation.

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • condition worsens, or if symptoms persist for more than 7 days or clear up and occur again within a few days
  • blistering occurs
  • difficulty breathing or swallowing occurs
  • severe burning persists

Keep out of reach of children.

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

 

Directions
Adults and children 2 years of age and older:
  • Apply Zostrix to affected area 3 to 4 times daily.
  • Zostrix may cause temporary burning when applied. This burning is observed more frequently if Zostrix is used less than 3 times a day.
  • Unless treating hands, wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after application.
  • If Zostrix is found to irritate fingers, a disposable glove or finger cot may be used for Zostrix application.
  • After rubbing in Zostrix as completely as possible, any excess cream may be gently removed with a disposable tissue.
Other Information
STORE BELOW 25°C
Inactive Ingredients
Benzyl Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, Isopropyl Myristate, PEG-100 Stearate, Purified Water, Sorbitol Solution & White Petrolatum.
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