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.
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
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