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WellPatch Capsaicin Pain Relief (The Mentholatum Company)

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Complete WellPatch Capsaicin Pain Relief Information

  • Active ingredient

    Capsaicin 0.025%


  • Purpose

    Capsaicin - Topical analgesic


  • Uses

    temporarily relieves minor aches and pains of muscles and joints due to

    • simple backache
    • arthritis
    • strains
    • sprains

  • Warnings

    For external use only

    • use only as directed
    • do not use at least 1 hours before, or immediately after, a bath or shower
    • do not get into eyes or on mucous membranes
    • do not apply to wounds or to damaged or very sensitive skin
    • do not bandage tightly or cover with any type of wrap except clothing
    • do not use with a heating pad or with other heat sources
    • do not use in combination with other external analgesic products

    Stop use and ask a doctor if
    • condition worsens
    • excessive redness, irritation, burning or discomfort of the skin develops
    • pain persists for more than 7 days
    • symptoms clear up and occur again within a few days

    Keep out of reach of children.

    If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


  • Directions

    • adults and children 12 years and over: apply to affected area; change patch 1 to 2 times daily
    • children under 12 years: ask a doctor
    • FOR BEST RESULTS: apply to clean, dry skin
    • tear open pouch and remove patch; if desired, cut patch to size
    • grasp both ends of the patch firmly with thumbs near center
    • stretch patch until the backing separates
    • remove protective film while applying patch directly to site of pain
    • WASH HANDS WITH SOAP AND WATER AFTER APPLYING

  • Inactive ingredients

    carboxymethylcellulose sodium, castor oil, dihydroxyaluminum aminoacetate, edetate disodium, glycerin, methylparaben, partially neutralized polyacrylate, polyacrylic acid, polysorbate 80, polyvinyl alcohol, propylene glycol caprylate, purified water, sodium polyacrylate, sodium polyacrylate starch, sorbitol solution, talc, tartaric acid


  • Questions or comments?

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    WellPatch Capsaicin Pain Relief Patch


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    Drug Facts

  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    WELLPATCH CAPSAICIN PAIN RELIEF 
    capsaicin patch
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:10742-8126
    Route of Administration TOPICAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    CAPSAICIN (UNII: S07O44R1ZM) (CAPSAICIN - UNII:S07O44R1ZM) CAPSAICIN .25 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE SODIUM, UNSPECIFIED FORM (UNII: K679OBS311)  
    CASTOR OIL (UNII: D5340Y2I9G)  
    DIHYDROXYALUMINUM AMINOACETATE (UNII: DO250MG0W6)  
    EDETATE DISODIUM (UNII: 7FLD91C86K)  
    GLYCERIN (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)  
    METHYLPARABEN (UNII: A2I8C7HI9T)  
    POLYACRYLIC ACID (250000 MW) (UNII: 9G2MAD7J6W)  
    POLYSORBATE 80 (UNII: 6OZP39ZG8H)  
    POLYVINYL ALCOHOL (UNII: 532B59J990)  
    PROPYLENE GLYCOL CAPRYLATE (UNII: RT9P9S09QI)  
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    SORBITOL (UNII: 506T60A25R)  
    TALC (UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)  
    TARTARIC ACID (UNII: W4888I119H)  
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:10742-8126-1 1 in 1 POUCH; Type 0: Not a Combination Product 02/28/2008 04/30/2019
    2 NDC:10742-8126-2 1 in 1 CARTON 02/28/2008 04/30/2019
    2 4 in 1 POUCH; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC monograph not final part348 02/28/2008 04/30/2019
    Labeler - The Mentholatum Company (002105757)