Zostrix HP

Zostrix HP is a topical analgesic cream for the symptomatic management of diabetic neuropathy pain and relief of neuralgia following Herpes Zoster infections (post-herpetic neuralgia) after open skin lesions have healed.

Description
Ingredients
Dosing
Contraindications

Available pack size - 25g and 45g tube

Zostrix HP cream contains capsaicin (0.075%) as active ingredient, a naturally occurring substance found in plants of the Solanaceae family. Zostrix HP cream has a topical analgesic effect. It is thought that it works by reducing levels of a chemical (substance P), which is involved in transmitting pain impulses to the brain.

Active

Capsaicin 0.075% w/w

Other Ingredients

Benzyl alcohol
Cetyl alcohol
Glyceryl 1-monostearate
Isopropyl myristate
Purified water
Sodium citrate
Sorbitol
White soft paraffin

 

Adults and children 2 years of age and older: Apply Zostrix HP to affected area 3 to 4 times daily.

Zostrix HP may cause temporary burning on application. This burning is observed more frequently if Zostrix HP is used less than 3 times a day.

Zostrix HP may cause temporary burning on application. This burning is observed more frequently if Zostrix HP is used less than 3 times a day.

Unless treating hands, wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after application.

See package insert for patient information.

Store below 25oC