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Condition: Pain associated with Arthritis
12/27/2011 6:26:31 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It was easy to apply, but my skin inched immediately, which subsided. The nightmare came hours later when I woke up feeling like my knee was on fire. I used an icepack, which helped. When showered the following morning the hot water reactivated the burn. I will not use this product again.

Condition: Pain associated with Arthritis
12/5/2011 10:50:29 AM

Reviewer: Grantthegreat, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Used Capzasin HP for Arthritis pain in back. Within minutes of use, back turned bright red and SEVERE INTENSE Burning!! Followed directions on box with no relief. Last resort before going to ER, called poison control, who recommended towels soaked with milk applied. This gave "bearable" relieve but did not allieviate. THIS NEEDS TO BE TAKEN OFF MARKET! Pain was 2nd to childbirth!!

Condition: Pain associated with Arthritis
6/10/2011 3:15:53 PM

Reviewer: asmyth0524@aol.com, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I used Capzasin this morning. Helpful. No problems. Worked outside in heat. Now burning, used cool cloth, dried off, burning getting worse. No longer have box. What should I do?

Condition: Pain associated with Arthritis
8/19/2010 11:46:19 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I applied this moderately last night to my hip and back. Within one to two minutes I was suffering excrutiating burning pain. At 52 years old, I was crying like a baby and in distress. I was scrambling for relief. Cold shower, scrub with soap and water, covered with ice. The directions on the outside of the box said to find other instructions printed inside the box itself..ie., cut the product' ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pain associated with Arthritis
8/14/2010 6:44:32 PM

Reviewer: dochawleywood, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I'm surprised to read the negative comments. I have a tube of Capzasin next to my bed, in the bathroom, and in the bag I carry during the day. It is highly effective. Perhaps it takes some getting used to, which is why people used to over-the-counter treatments that are ineffective were surprised by the heat. I'm sure that highly sensitive skin could be strongly affected by this product.

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