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    Condition: Nerve Pain
    3/19/2014 1:27:37 AM

    Reviewer: usmcnana, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have nerve pain in my upper right leg from unknown causes. There are no outward signs that anything is going on with my leg. No redness, rash, nothing... leg "looks" fine! The pain alternates between burning, stabbing, electric-shock-like pain and I have tried everything and nothing helped. It is not shingles as it has no outward sign of anything amiss. A pharmacist suggested I try Zos ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Nerve Pain
    8/27/2013 8:07:57 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Male (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
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    Condition: Nerve Pain
    3/12/2013 7:10:37 PM

    Reviewer: AngelStar, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I had major neuropathy in my hands after neck surgeey. This was in 1994 and the neurosurgeon could only tell me to use hand lotion. The pain was severe and some how, some way I picked up the Zostrix and I am still using my hands today. The only problem I had on using the cream was touching mucous membranes, actually, I was careful of even touching pets because it can really burn. I counld ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Nerve Pain
    10/10/2012 7:54:55 AM

    Reviewer: truebluebytwo, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I have Diabetic Foot Neuropathy & used disposable gloves to apply to my feet at night in bed. I have tried to use both strenght zostric creams. So have reviewed both. The 0.025% Cream: Allows me to get SOME sleep now - but everything lightly burns the next day. It seems to come out as light burning in my face, back, arms (Sweat Glands). Which isn't a real big problem unless I rub my eyes ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Nerve Pain
    2/20/2011 7:15:22 PM

    Reviewer: Grammy, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I suffer from Diabetic Neuropathy and the horrible burning, stinging and itching in my feet from early evening and all night. At times it was so bad I would cry. I used ice and cold packs for temporary relief but nothing really worked. Then 3 days ago I tried Zostrix cream. I used the one for arthritis as opposed to the one for diabetics, as all of the ingredients were the same and the pharmac ... Show Full Comment

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