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.

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