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Which one is the best --icy hot, capzasin-p, zostrix (capsaicin)?

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Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience in Family Medicine
My option capzacin: Cazacin actually blocks a neuropeptide called substance p which is released when a cell is damaged and carries the pain message to the brain. Icyhot is simply a counter irritant and zostrix (capsaicin) is an anti-viral helping the hepes type virus.
Answered on Sep 3, 2012

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