A component of certain plants, including cayenne and red pepper, used topically for peripheral nerve pain. Also being studied for controlling mucositis pain after chemotherapy and radiation therapy.


Capsaicin Systematic name (E)-N- (4-hydroxy- 3-methoxybenzyl) - 8-met ...
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