capsicum-topical (cont.)

SIDE EFFECTS: Reddening or burning sensation of the skin may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor promptly. Very unlikely but report promptly: persistent loss of feeling at the application site, rash, blisters, itching. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

PRECAUTIONS: If you have any allergies (especially to paprika preparations), consult your doctor before using this product. This product is not recommended for use in young children, as they may be more sensitive to its effects (e.g., skin irritation). This product should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. It is not known whether this product is excreted into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription medication you may use, especially of: other skin products.

OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly.

NOTES: Not applicable.

MISSED DOSE: Not applicable.

STORAGE: Refer to storage information printed on the package. If you have any questions about storage, ask your pharmacist.

Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005

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