Zostrix Topical Analgesic cream is used as an additional help towards curing pain associated with arthritis. This cream is useful in the treatment of pain that comes after shingles and contains purified capsaicin which is a natural extract from chili peppers. Regular application of the cream will eventually help decrease the pain and in some cases block the pain completely.
Apply Zostrix Topical analgesic cream every day, 3 to 4 times a day. Generously apply the cream to the skin on the front and back sides of the affected area until the cream disappears.
It Contains 0.025% w/w of capsaicin as an active ingredient. Warnings Avoid contact of the cream with sensitive areas such as the eyes and mouth. Do not apply Zostrix on swelled or irritated skin.