Axsain Cream – Capsaicin 0.075% Cream, 45G
Relief nerve pain on the skin surface due to diabetes or shingles
Active ingredients: Capsaicin 0.075%
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Axsain Cream – Capsaicin 0.075% Cream, 45G
Axsain Cream is a topical cream that is used to relieve pain near the surface of the skin. This can be helpful for patients who have Shingles, or nerve damage caused by diabetes. The cream is also effective in relieving pain in the hands and feet.
Axsain Cream is a medication used to relieve pain from Shingles (Herpes Zoster), as well as pain from nerve damage caused by diabetes. It’s a fast-acting cream that can provide relief in just minutes.
Can someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding use Axsain Cream?
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, suspect you are pregnant or breast-feeding
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What is the price of Axsain Cream in Nigeria?
The price of Axsain Cream is N22,200
Where can you buy Axsain Cream In Nigeria?
Axsain Cream is a prescription drug that legally requires a medical prescription to be dispensed.
To order this product you confirm that you are under the care of your doctor or consultant and have been given permission by them for purchase, fulfillment & use in treatment with their written consent.
You will be required to send Asset Pharmacy your prescription
How to Use
How to use Axsain Cream
Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Axsain Cream should be applied to the affected area 3 to 4 times a day, with a gap of at least 4hrs between each application.
A small amount of cream (about the size of a pea) should be rubbed onto the area to be treated with your fingers. Make sure that all the cream is rubbed in so it is no longer visible.
Wash your hands immediately after application of Axsain Cream, unless you are treating nerve damage in your hands, when you should wait 30 minutes before washing your hands.
When using Axsain Cream to relieve pain caused by nerve damage due to diabetes the treatment normally lasts for 8 weeks
Axsain Cream Product Information
Do not use Axsain Cream
– if you are allergic to capsaicin or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6).
– on broken or irritated skin.
This medicine is not suitable for use in children.
Warnings and precautions
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Axsain Cream
– Keep away from the eyes, nose and mouth (if it does accidentally get into your eyes, nose and mouth or onto broken or irritated skin, wash off with plenty of water).
– Wash your hands immediately after applying the cream, unless the hands are treated areas, in which case, they should be washed 30 minutes after applying.
– Avoid hot baths or showers immediately before or just after applying Axsain Cream.
– Do not apply tight bandages on top of Axsain Cream.
– Avoid breathing in any vapours from the cream, as this can cause irritation of the eyes and breathing difficulties (including making asthma worse).
Other medicines and Axsain Cream
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are using, have recently used or might use any other medicines.
Pregnancy, breast-feeding and fertility
If you are pregnant or breast feeding, think you may be pregnant or planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
Axsain Cream contains benzyl alcohol and cetyl alcohol
– This medicine contains 450 mg benzyl alcohol in each cream tube which is equivalent to 0.01 mg/mg.
Benzyl alcohol may cause mild local irritation.
– Cetyl alcohol may cause local skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis)
How to store Axsain Cream
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Store below 25°C.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the carton and tube. The expiry
date refers to the last day of that month.
Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.
Side Effects of Axsain Cream
Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Axsain Cream can cause a brief burning feeling when applied. This burning is more common when:
– The cream is used more than 4 times a day.
– Too much cream is applied.
– The cream is applied just before or after a hot bath or shower.
Rarely when Axsain Cream is applied the vapour can cause brief irritation of the eyes, nose, and
throat, such as runny nose, cough or sneezing, breathlessness or worsening of asthma.
Axsain Cream may also cause irritation of the skin for example itching or stinging.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.
Product Ingredients of Axsain Cream
What Axsain Cream contains
– Axsain Cream contains 0.075% capsaicin as the active ingredient.
– The other ingredients are purified water, sorbitol solution, isopropyl my
Patient Information Leaflet
This product requires a prescription from your Doctor.
Please follow the instruction received from the pharmacy on how to forward your prescription to the pharmacy after you have paid for the medicine.
A prescription drug is a pharmaceutical medication that legally requires a medical prescription to be dispensed.
To order this product you confirm that you are under the care of your doctor or consultant and have been given permission by them for purchase, fulfillment & use in treatment with their written consent
Delievry time are estimates. Can vary due to the time of day you order.
Delivery time estimate are subject to the courier company.
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