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Storage Information

Capsaicin 8% patches should be kept at room temperature and stored in their original pouch. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children and pets. Remember that your healthcare provider must apply the patch. Do not apply the patch at home.
 

Is There a Generic Version of Capsaicin 8% Patch?

Currently, capsaicin 8% patch is not available in generic form.
 
(Click Generic Qutenza for more information.)
 

Who Makes It?

Brand-name capsaicin 8% patch is made by Lohmann Therapie-Systeme for NeurogesX, Inc.
 

Strengths of Capsaicin 8% Patch Available

This medication comes in one strength -- capsaicin 8% patch. Each patch measures 14 cm by 20 cm, but can be cut to a smaller size. It also comes with a 50 gram tube of cleansing gel.
 
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