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    Condition: Pain associated with Arthritis
    4/10/2013 10:45:39 AM

    Reviewer: Pete, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    It has given partial relief of my symptoms and have been able to increase my activities, however, I am unable to remove capsaisin completely from my hands even after using heavy duty dishwashing detergent subsquently I get it on my face and in my eyes. WOW !!!.

    Condition: Pain associated with Arthritis
    4/9/2013 1:09:47 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I also had burning. Skin turned bright red. The medication had no warning on the bottle. They really should take it off the market. Terrible

    Condition: Pain associated with Arthritis
    2/2/2013 8:53:38 PM

    Reviewer: Zacin cream (capsaicin), 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have used this cream for the last six months four times a day it has allowed me to walk and kneel down without pain in my knees it was a little warm for the first few days it was definitely worth it, do not apply to much just the size of a small garden pee to each knee

    Condition: Pain associated with Arthritis
    10/19/2012 1:12:19 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    i GOT A VERY BAD SKIN REACTION, A BURNING SENSATION LIKE MY SKIN WAS IN FIRE!!!!

    Condition: Pain associated with Arthritis
    8/7/2012 10:53:52 PM

    Reviewer: Female

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    After placing this product on my hands, I can't get the hot stinging pain to go away!!! I've tried ice water and cold washcloths also - this medicine is very dangerous!!! Do not use this product!!

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