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Does zostrix (capsaicin) work well for arthritis pain?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
3 doctors agree
In brief: In certain areas!
Zostrix (capsaicin) must have the capsaisin in it enter the tissue causing pain.
This can only occur over body joints, knees, ankles, hands and feet. It may help trochanteric bursitis. But remember, is fetting rid of pain, not the cause.

In brief: In certain areas!
Zostrix (capsaicin) must have the capsaisin in it enter the tissue causing pain.
This can only occur over body joints, knees, ankles, hands and feet. It may help trochanteric bursitis. But remember, is fetting rid of pain, not the cause.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
In brief: No
I am not aware of the use of zostrix (capsaicin) for arthritis pain.

In brief: No
I am not aware of the use of zostrix (capsaicin) for arthritis pain.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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