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There is no clinical experience with Qutenza (capsaicin 8% patch) overdose in humans.
There is no specific antidote for overdose with capsaicin. In case of suspected overdose, remove patches gently, apply Cleansing Gel for one minute, wipe off with dry gauze and gently wash the area with soap and water. Use supportive measures and treat symptoms as clinically warranted.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/2/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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