Zostrix Cream For Osteoarthritis Treatment. 45g
Zostrix Cream can be used for controlled relief. if you experience osteoarthritis pain (even if you're on other medication). Zostrix works with your body's chemistry to lower your level of the body's pain messenger. When it is reduced, so is the pain. Zostrix is a pain reliever which you simply rub on to the area of the osteoarthritis joint as Capsaicin builds up, Substance P fades, and so does your pain."How do I apply it?
"What are the active ingredients?"
- Apply a small amount to the affected area 3-4 times per day, not more than every 4 hours.
- Apply only a 'fingertip' amount to the affected area by gently massaging it with your fingers. You do not need to cover the whole painful area as the cream will act on nerves in the wide area. Don't apply more than a single blob (otherwise this a waste of the cream).
- Always wash your hands after use unless you are using the cream on your hands.
- You might experience a burning sensation or redness on the skin ( this a sign that the active ingredient, Capsaicin is working). The sensation should fade within a few days.
- Results can take a few days to a few weeks to feel relief as as Zostrix needs time to build up.
- The cream can irritate your eyes if you accidentally touch or rub them with fingers that still have cream on them.
- Avoid taking a hot bath or shower directly before or after application.
Also contains Benzyl Alcohol 1%"Are there any warnings or precautions?"
- Avoid contact with the eyes or broken or damaged skin.
- Do not bandage tightly.
- If the condition worsens or clears up and then recurs within a few days, discontinue use of this product and consult your physician.
Zostrix effectively blocks the pain messages from the affected joint to the brain, working progressively over three to four weeks.
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