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capiscum

Sep 22, 2015 2:24 PM

Hot peppers! Well, in a cream (only commercial one I like is Zostrix high dose - .75℅ of capiscum - does wonders and has for years (back pain from failed surgery and degenerating discs...)

Sep 22, 2015 2:32 PM

I tried that & it burnt my skin :( :( everyone different tho but crikey red hot skin or what gp said no way am i to use again but i tried it shame tho as ive heard its quite good :( :(

Sep 22, 2015 2:44 PM

What a shame! I've used it for years and it has never damaged my skin... Was it a name brand? I've tried 3-4 brands and prefer no-name or Zostrix to get highest dose...I've thought of making my own but...

Sep 22, 2015 8:22 PM

I tried this, it had very little effect. I didn't want to try a ton if there didn't seem to be results, I still have it, and might try it again, just to find out how much it burns.

Sep 22, 2015 10:01 PM

.75% minimum I fu d is best - and yes, you have to try it over a couple of weeks before it helps. But, as the experts say about it, it helps reduce "Substance P" for Pain... I thought that was BS - but I learned otherwise. 100%.

Sep 23, 2015 5:52 PM

Love the stuff that gets hot...

Sep 23, 2015 8:39 PM

.75 % didn't work for me. So I tried the 5% one (lion patch) and that burns like hell. I couldn't find anything between .75% and 5%.Does anyone know any?

Sep 23, 2015 8:46 PM

I use a Walmart brand it is a roll on Equate Cool and heat. It works really good for me ,I also use Tigers balm.

Sep 23, 2015 9:02 PM

Thanks..I had tried that. Unfortunately menthol does not help me that much. Same with tiger balm

Sep 25, 2015 9:24 PM

Have you tried voltaren gel? It's by rx only. Good luck finding what works best for you! 🙏🌼

Sep 28, 2015 10:01 PM

Thanks Flappy...Tried that last year too..no help :(

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