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CVS CAPSAICIN (capsaicin) cream
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Category DEA Schedule Marketing Status
HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL OTC monograph not final
NOTE:MOST OTC DRUGS ARE NOT REVIEWED AND APPROVED BY FDA, HOWEVER THEY MAY BE MARKETED IF THEY COMPLY WITH APPLICABLE REGULATIONS AND POLICIES. FDA HAS NOT EVALUATED WHETHER THIS PRODUCT COMPLIES.
Drug Label Sections

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

When using this product

  • use only as directed
  • do not bandage
  • do not use with heating pad
  • avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes
  • do not apply to wounds, damaged, broken or irritated skin
  • a slight burning
  • sensation may occur upon application but generally disappears in several days
  • if severe burning occurs, discontinue use
  • do not expose the treated area to heat or direct sunlight
  • do not use if allergic to capsicum or chili peppers

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
  • irritation develops

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:

  • apply generously to affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily
  • massage into painful area until thoroughly absorbed
  • wash hands with soap and water after use
  • close cap tightly after use
Children 18 years or younger: Ask a doctor

Inactive ingredients

Benzyl alcohol, cetyl alcohol, citric acid, glyceryl stearate SE, isopropyl myristate, PEG 100 stearate, petrolatum, purified water, sorbitol

Distributed by: CVS Pharmacy, Inc.

One CVS Drive, Woonsocket, RI 02895

www.cvs.com

Made in Korea

Other information

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

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CVS CAPSAICIN  
capsaicin cream
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUG LABELItem 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
BENZYL ALCOHOL 
CETYL ALCOHOL 
CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE 
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE 
ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE 
PEG-100 STEARATE 
PETROLATUM 
WATER 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
1NDC:59779-381-421 in 1 CARTON
142 g in 1 TUBE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart34801/31/2013
Labeler - CVS PHARMACY (062312574)

Revised: 2/2013
 
CVS PHARMACY

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