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What Is Capsaicin 8% Patch Used For?

Can Children Use It?

Capsaicin 8% patch is not approved for individuals under the age of 18 years old. Talk with your child's healthcare provider about the benefits and risks of using capsaicin 8% patch in children.

Off-Label Uses of Capsaicin 8% Patch

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend using capsaicin 8% patch for something other than treating postherpetic neuralgia. At least theoretically, it seems likely that capsaicin 8% patch may be used off-label to treat other types of nerve pain or perhaps even arthritis.
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