Pain relief cream reviews for Capzasin report that this topical analgesic cream relieves minor pain associated with arthritis, simple backache, strains, sprains, and bruises. Capsaicin, the active ingredient in Capzasin pain relieving cream, is found in hot peppers and therefore naturally occurring.
Capzasin is applied directly to the skin and penetrates deeply to reduce and relieve joint pain and muscle soreness. Side effects may include a mild burning or itching sensation. Pain relief cream reviews report that exposure to warm water or direct sunlight can exacerbate these unpleasant but usually mild side effects.
According to the 2007 OTC Pharmacy Times, Capzasin was the number one recommended topical analgesic brand for that year. Use this topical treatment only as directed, and check with your doctor if you have health concerns.