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Zostrix is a pain reliever used to treat minor muscle and joint pain caused by arthritis, backaches, strains, or sprains.

Capsaicin is found in chilli peppers and is the active ingredient responsible for providing the peppers with their heat. When used in this Zostrix cream and applied topically to your skin, capsaicin stimulates a sensation of heat which activates your nerve cells and reduces a substance that sends pain sensations to your brain. By reducing your nerve pain response, Zostrix helps temporarily relieve muscle and joint pain.

Dosage and Administration

The administration regimen of Zostrix that is prescribed will vary depending on the individual and area of pain being treated. Follow all your healthcare provider’s directions for use and read packaging labels carefully to ensure the best results.

  • Apply a thin layer of cream to affected areas and gently massage until absorbed
  • The cream should be applied 3 to 4 times each day to effectively relieve your pain
  • Zostrix may take 2 to 4 weeks to offer its full pain-relieving effects
  • Wash hands thoroughly after each use
  • This cream is for external use only and should not be applied to wounded, damaged, or irritated skin because severe irritation can occur
  • Avoid contact with eyes, rinse with water immediately if contact occurs
  • Do not apply immediately before bathing, swimming, sunbathing, or performing strenuous exercise because the cream may not be fully absorbed
  • Do not apply heat to affected areas right before or after applying this cream
  • Do not wrap with a bandage after applying
  • Avoid inhaling any chemicals from the dried residue of this cream
  • Store at room temperature away from children and pets

Side Effects

Zostrix may cause some side effects to develop while reducing your nerve pain response to relieve minor muscle and joint pain. Speak with your healthcare provider for more information regarding any symptoms that you may experience during treatment.

Common Zostrix side effects:

  • Pain or mild burning sensation after application

Discomfort may last several hours or days after use, especially after your first time applying Zostrix.

Serious Side Effects

Some more serious adverse reactions may occur during treatment with Zostrix. Stop using this cream and contact your healthcare provider if you notice any of the following side effects:

  • Severe skin pain or redness where cream was applied
  • Loss of feeling of affected skin areas
  • Trouble breathing or swallowing after inhaling capsaicin odour or dried cream residue

Immediately wash your skin and seek medical attention if you develop severe burning, pain, swelling, or blistering of treated skin.

Allergic Reactions

Do not use Zostrix if you are allergic to capsaicin or any of the other ingredients used in the cream. Stop using the cream and call your healthcare provider if you develop any of the following signs of an allergic reaction:

  • Hives
  • Trouble breathing
  • Swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat


  • Zostrix cream can cause you to experience a burning sensation where it is applied, especially after your first use. If the pain becomes severe or you develop redness of treated areas, wash your skin using soap and cool water.
  • Contact your healthcare provider if you experience pain, burning, swelling, or blistering after applying the medication.
  • Avoid long and direct exposure to sunlight or artificial UV rays while using Zostrix because the burning sensation of the cream could be made worse by heat.
  • Do not use any other muscle pain cream or lotions on areas that you have treated with Zostrix.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, mouth, genitals, or rectum immediately after applying Zostrix cream before washing your hands.
  • Do not handle any food while Zostrix is still on your hands.
  • To ensure your safety using Zostrix, tell your healthcare provider about any allergies you have, especially to any foods or plants, as well as any serious medical conditions.
  • Ask your healthcare provider before using Zostrix while pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you breastfeed while using Zostrix, make sure you avoid any areas on your breast that may come into contact with your baby’s mouth.
  • It is not likely that Zostrix will interact with other medications and cause adverse reactions, but you should tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take to avoid reactions.
  • Zostrix is not an approved treatment for anyone under the age of 18 without advice from a healthcare provider.

Form and Strength

This pain reliever is available in cream form.

  • Zostrix cream strength:
    • 0.033%

The Zostrix capsaicin cream is available in volumes of 60 grams.


Can people with any other skin condition use Zostrix cream?

Zostrix cream uses capsaicin to affect certain nerves that send pain signals through your body to provide relief from minor joint and muscle pain. Because capsaicin causes a slight burning sensation, it should not be applied to any skin that is cut, wounded, or damaged but is not contraindicated in those with skin conditions. To avoid discomfort, speak with your healthcare provider about using if you have any skin condition.

Can I apply Zostrix cream and go out?

Yes, this cream is designed to absorb completely into your skin grease-free and without odour. You can apply this cream throughout the day as needed and directed by your healthcare provider without worrying about interfering with your daily plans. If you are planning to swim, bathe, suntan, or exercise, however, ensure that you give the cream enough time to fully absorb into your skin for the best effects.



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