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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.

Condition: Pain associated with Arthritis
7/14/2010 7:20:53 PM

Reviewer: BL Brown, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Do not use Capzasin! The burn from the ingredient, HOT PEPPERS, is much worse than the pain of arthritis. I used it one time and the burning was so bad I couldn't sleep. It lasted for 24 hours. No where on the outside of the box or the tube did it warn about the chance of severe burning. Nor it mention the ingredient until reading on the INSIDE of the box. Also, there is no 800 number to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pain associated with Arthritis
6/19/2010 12:16:25 PM

Reviewer: Capzasin, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I applied it to the back of my hand for arthritis paid. The pain is gone, but it burns like I stuck my hand in the oven. I have tried washing with several different soaps and applied several different types of cream. Redness and burning remain. Will not use again. I wish I had read other reviews before I tried it.

Condition: Pain associated with Arthritis
5/8/2009 8:47:51 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
TERRIBLE BURNING. Skin red irratiated and felt like it was on fire, even after washing off. 15 hours later Still buring!

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