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Qutenza Drug Description
QUTENZA™
(capsaicin) 8% Patch
DRUG DESCRIPTION
Qutenza (capsaicin) 8% patch contains capsaicin in a localized dermal delivery system. The capsaicin in Qutenza is a synthetic equivalent of the naturally occurring compound found in chili peppers. Capsaicin is soluble in alcohol, acetone, and ethyl acetate and very slightly soluble in water.
Qutenza is a single-use patch stored in a foil pouch. Each Qutenza patch is
14 cm x 20 cm (280 cm2) and consists of a polyester backing film
coated with a drug-containing silicone adhesive mixture, and covered with a
removable polyester release liner.
The backing film is imprinted with “capsaicin 8%”. Each Qutenza patch contains a total of 179 mg of capsaicin (8% in adhesive, 80 mg per gram of adhesive) or 640 micrograms (mcg) of capsaicin per square cm of patch.
The empirical formula is C18H27NO3, with a
molecular weight of 305.42. The chemical compound capsaicin [(E)-8-methyl-N-vanillyl-6-nonenamide]
is an activating ligand for transient receptor potential vanilloid 1 receptor
(TRPV1) and it has the following structure:
FIGURE 1: Structural Formula of Capsaicin







The patch contains the following inactive ingredients: diethylene glycol monoethyl ether, dimethicone, ethyl cellulose, polyester film, silicone adhesive and white ink.
Qutenza is supplied with a Cleansing Gel which is used to remove residual capsaicin from the skin after treatment. Cleansing Gel consists of the following ingredients: butylated hydroxyanisole, carbomer copolymer, edetate disodium, polyethylene glycol, purified water, and sodium hydroxide.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/2/2009




Qutenza Drug Description
QUTENZA™
(capsaicin) 8% Patch
DRUG DESCRIPTION
Qutenza (capsaicin) 8% patch contains capsaicin in a localized dermal delivery system. The capsaicin in Qutenza is a synthetic equivalent of the naturally occurring compound found in chili peppers. Capsaicin is soluble in alcohol, acetone, and ethyl acetate and very slightly soluble in water.
Qutenza is a single-use patch stored in a foil pouch. Each Qutenza patch is
14 cm x 20 cm (280 cm2) and consists of a polyester backing film
coated with a drug-containing silicone adhesive mixture, and covered with a
removable polyester release liner.
The backing film is imprinted with “capsaicin 8%”. Each Qutenza patch contains a total of 179 mg of capsaicin (8% in adhesive, 80 mg per gram of adhesive) or 640 micrograms (mcg) of capsaicin per square cm of patch.
The empirical formula is C18H27NO3, with a
molecular weight of 305.42. The chemical compound capsaicin [(E)-8-methyl-N-vanillyl-6-nonenamide]
is an activating ligand for transient receptor potential vanilloid 1 receptor
(TRPV1) and it has the following structure:
FIGURE 1: Structural Formula of Capsaicin







The patch contains the following inactive ingredients: diethylene glycol monoethyl ether, dimethicone, ethyl cellulose, polyester film, silicone adhesive and white ink.
Qutenza is supplied with a Cleansing Gel which is used to remove residual capsaicin from the skin after treatment. Cleansing Gel consists of the following ingredients: butylated hydroxyanisole, carbomer copolymer, edetate disodium, polyethylene glycol, purified water, and sodium hydroxide.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/2/2009




Qutenza Drug Description
QUTENZA™
(capsaicin) 8% Patch
DRUG DESCRIPTION
Qutenza (capsaicin) 8% patch contains capsaicin in a localized dermal delivery system. The capsaicin in Qutenza is a synthetic equivalent of the naturally occurring compound found in chili peppers. Capsaicin is soluble in alcohol, acetone, and ethyl acetate and very slightly soluble in water.
Qutenza is a single-use patch stored in a foil pouch. Each Qutenza patch is
14 cm x 20 cm (280 cm2) and consists of a polyester backing film
coated with a drug-containing silicone adhesive mixture, and covered with a
removable polyester release liner.
The backing film is imprinted with “capsaicin 8%”. Each Qutenza patch contains a total of 179 mg of capsaicin (8% in adhesive, 80 mg per gram of adhesive) or 640 micrograms (mcg) of capsaicin per square cm of patch.
The empirical formula is C18H27NO3, with a
molecular weight of 305.42. The chemical compound capsaicin [(E)-8-methyl-N-vanillyl-6-nonenamide]
is an activating ligand for transient receptor potential vanilloid 1 receptor
(TRPV1) and it has the following structure:
FIGURE 1: Structural Formula of Capsaicin







The patch contains the following inactive ingredients: diethylene glycol monoethyl ether, dimethicone, ethyl cellulose, polyester film, silicone adhesive and white ink.
Qutenza is supplied with a Cleansing Gel which is used to remove residual capsaicin from the skin after treatment. Cleansing Gel consists of the following ingredients: butylated hydroxyanisole, carbomer copolymer, edetate disodium, polyethylene glycol, purified water, and sodium hydroxide.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/2/2009




Qutenza Drug Description
QUTENZA™
(capsaicin) 8% Patch
DRUG DESCRIPTION
Qutenza (capsaicin) 8% patch contains capsaicin in a localized dermal delivery system. The capsaicin in Qutenza is a synthetic equivalent of the naturally occurring compound found in chili peppers. Capsaicin is soluble in alcohol, acetone, and ethyl acetate and very slightly soluble in water.
Qutenza is a single-use patch stored in a foil pouch. Each Qutenza patch is
14 cm x 20 cm (280 cm2) and consists of a polyester backing film
coated with a drug-containing silicone adhesive mixture, and covered with a
removable polyester release liner.
The backing film is imprinted with “capsaicin 8%”. Each Qutenza patch contains a total of 179 mg of capsaicin (8% in adhesive, 80 mg per gram of adhesive) or 640 micrograms (mcg) of capsaicin per square cm of patch.
The empirical formula is C18H27NO3, with a
molecular weight of 305.42. The chemical compound capsaicin [(E)-8-methyl-N-vanillyl-6-nonenamide]
is an activating ligand for transient receptor potential vanilloid 1 receptor
(TRPV1) and it has the following structure:
FIGURE 1: Structural Formula of Capsaicin







The patch contains the following inactive ingredients: diethylene glycol monoethyl ether, dimethicone, ethyl cellulose, polyester film, silicone adhesive and white ink.
Qutenza is supplied with a Cleansing Gel which is used to remove residual capsaicin from the skin after treatment. Cleansing Gel consists of the following ingredients: butylated hydroxyanisole, carbomer copolymer, edetate disodium, polyethylene glycol, purified water, and sodium hydroxide.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/2/2009




Qutenza Drug Description
QUTENZA™
(capsaicin) 8% Patch
DRUG DESCRIPTION
Qutenza (capsaicin) 8% patch contains capsaicin in a localized dermal delivery system. The capsaicin in Qutenza is a synthetic equivalent of the naturally occurring compound found in chili peppers. Capsaicin is soluble in alcohol, acetone, and ethyl acetate and very slightly soluble in water.
Qutenza is a single-use patch stored in a foil pouch. Each Qutenza patch is
14 cm x 20 cm (280 cm2) and consists of a polyester backing film
coated with a drug-containing silicone adhesive mixture, and covered with a
removable polyester release liner.
The backing film is imprinted with “capsaicin 8%”. Each Qutenza patch contains a total of 179 mg of capsaicin (8% in adhesive, 80 mg per gram of adhesive) or 640 micrograms (mcg) of capsaicin per square cm of patch.
The empirical formula is C18H27NO3, with a
molecular weight of 305.42. The chemical compound capsaicin [(E)-8-methyl-N-vanillyl-6-nonenamide]
is an activating ligand for transient receptor potential vanilloid 1 receptor
(TRPV1) and it has the following structure:
FIGURE 1: Structural Formula of Capsaicin







The patch contains the following inactive ingredients: diethylene glycol monoethyl ether, dimethicone, ethyl cellulose, polyester film, silicone adhesive and white ink.
Qutenza is supplied with a Cleansing Gel which is used to remove residual capsaicin from the skin after treatment. Cleansing Gel consists of the following ingredients: butylated hydroxyanisole, carbomer copolymer, edetate disodium, polyethylene glycol, purified water, and sodium hydroxide.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/2/2009





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  by dudedefohuyu
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Indication. Qutenza ® is indicated for the management of neuropathic pain associated with postherpetic neuralgia. IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. Treatment with Qutenza ® must be performed ... Qutenza® patch for relief from post-shingles pain


Qutenza (capsaicin) is a new topical patch for the treatment of Post-Herpetic Neuralgia. Qutenza information includes news, clinical trial results and side effects. Qutenza Information from Drugs.com


Qutenza (capsaicin) is a new topical patch in development for the treatment of Post-Herpetic Neuralgia. Qutenza information includes news, clinical trial results and side effects ... NGX-4010 New Drug Application News, 19 December 2008


Learn about the prescription medication Qutenza (Capsaicin 8% Patch), drug uses, dosage, side effects, drug interactions, warnings, reviews and patient labeling. Qutenza (Capsaicin 8% Patch) Drug Information: Uses, Side Effects ...


Qutenza is a prescription patch administered by a doctor or other healthcare professional. Learn what to expect on the day of treatment Qutenza® for post-shingles pain | Prepare for your Qutenza ...


Qutenza is a prescription medication used to treat nerve pain that occurs after having shingles. This eMedTV page discusses how the drug works, as well as its potential side ... Qutenza


HIGHLIGHTS OF PRESCRIBING INFORMTION These highlights do not include all the information needed to use QUTENZA safely and effectively. See full prescribing information for QUTENZA. QUTENZA (capsaicin) Patch, Neurogesx, Inc.


By: Jason Napodano, CFA. NeurogesX, Inc. filed a new drug application (NDA) on Qutenza (formerly NGX-4010) for post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN) in October 2008. NeurogesX: Qutenza Nearing Approval, Looks Promising -- Seeking Alpha


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