This page contains brief details about the drug , it's indication, dosage & administaration, mechanism of action, related brands with strength, warnings and common side effects.

Background and Date of Approval

Gabapentin + Capsaicin + Ketoprofen + Methyl Salicylate belongs to the medication class known as Topical agent. Gabapentin modulates calcium channels in nerve cells, Capsaicin desensitizes pain nerves, Ketoprofen blocks pain, and inflammation chemicals, and Methyl Salicylate interferes with pain signal transmission.

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Gabapentin + Capsaicin + Ketoprofen + Methyl Salicylate works to alleviate neuropathic pain by modulating nerve cell activity, desensitizing pain receptors, reducing inflammation, and interfering with pain signal transmission.

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Gabapentin + Capsaicin + Ketoprofen + Methyl Salicylate treats neuropathic pain by inhibiting the transmission of nerve pain signals, resulting in reduced pain sensation.

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Apply a small amount of the cream using gentle circular motions. Wash your hands before and after application. Follow the instructions provided by your healthcare professional regarding frequency and duration. Store the cream as instructed.  Your physician will decide the correct dosage and duration based on age, body weight, and disease condition. 

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Do not apply Gabapentin + Capsaicin + Ketoprofen + Methyl Salicylate if you are allergic to iron, Gabapentin, Capsaicin, Ketoprofen, Methyl Salicylate, or other ingredients. Before starting  Gabapentin + Capsaicin + Ketoprofen + Methyl Salicylate, inform your doctor if you have a history of asthma, urticaria, or nasal symptoms after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs. It should not be applied to areas with skin conditions, wounds, or infections or on the eyes, mouth, nose, or genital or anal areas.


Notify your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant, or think you may be pregnant or breastfeeding. Patch test Gabapentin + Capsaicin + Ketoprofen + Methyl Salicylate before using it to check for skin allergies. Consult a doctor if you experience rash, hives, blisters, itching, or burning. Notify your doctor if you experience any serious side effects. Avoid use if you are pregnant and if you have a history of photosensitivity reactions or reactions to light. Additionally, do not use the gel on areas covered by occlusive dressings.

Side Effects

The most common side effects of Gabapentin + Capsaicin + Ketoprofen + Methyl Salicylate are irritation and a burning sensation. 

Word Of Advice

Inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicine with Gabapentin + Capsaicin + Ketoprofen + Methyl Salicylate. Use on skin only; avoid contact with mouth, eyes, or open wounds. Rinse with water if contact occurs. Contact your doctor for more information.

Frequently Asked Question


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The drug information on this page is not a substitute for medical advice. It is meant for educational purposes only. For further details, consult your doctor about your medical condition to know if you are eligible to receive this treatment.