Drug Index


Mechanism :

Transient receptor potential vanilloid-1 (TRPV1) agonist; topical application causes initial TRPV1 stimulation that may cause pain, followed by pain relief by reduction in TRPV1-expressing nociceptive nerve endings.

Indication :

  • Skeletomuscular pain

Contraindications :


Dosing :

Available as lotion 0.025%
≥2 years:
Apply to affected area not more than 3 to 4 times/day.

Adverse Effect :

Application site erythema, pruritus, papules.

Interaction :

No significant interactions found.

Hepatic Dose :

No dosage adjustments are recommended.
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