Drug name: Capsicam
Other names used:
Therapeutic actions: Capsicam is a combined medication for external use . It provides local irritating, vasodilating and secondary analgesic action. Capsicum causes the rise of skin temperature in a place of application.
Indications: Capsicam is used to treat:
- Radiculitis with painful syndrome
- Intercostal neuralgia
- Inflammation of joints
- Pain caused by trauma
- As a warming up ointment for sportsmen
Contraindications and cautions:
Do not use Capsicam if you have an allergy to:
- any medicine containing Camphora, Benzylnicotinatum, Oleum Terebinthinae, Capsaicinum (Vanilylnonamidum), Dimexidum, Vehiculum
- any of the ingredients listed at the end of this leaflet (see Product description).
- any other similar medicine.
You should not take this medication in :
- Children less than 10 years old
- Any skin diseases
It is necessary to avoid application of ointment on the open wounds and mucous membranes.
Capsicam should be used externaly. Avoid getting Capsicam in your eyes. Do not put Capsicam in your mouth. Do not swallow Capsicam.
Adverse effects: Medicines and their possible side effects can affect individual people in different ways. The following are some of the side effects that are known to be associated with this medicine. Because a side effect is stated here, it does not mean that all people using this medicine will experience that or any side effect.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist:
if you notice any of the following and they worry you:
The listed symptoms disappear through 8-12 hours after stopping using this ointment.
The side effects listed above may not include all of the side effects reported by the drug's manufacturer.
For more information about any other possible risks associated with this medicine, please read the information provided with the medicine or consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Interactions: It is important to tell your doctor or pharmacist what medicines you are already taking, including those bought without a prescription and herbal medicines, before you start treatment with this medicine. Similarly, check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking any new medicines while taking this one, to ensure that the combination is safe.
Additional Information: DO NOT SHARE THIS MEDICINE with others. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE for other health conditions. KEEP THIS PRODUCT, as well as syringes and needles, if needed during treatment, out of the reach of children. Do not reuse needles, syringes, or other materials.