• Product Info

    • Plastra is a pain relief patch for external use; it contains extract of capsicum which is effective in relieving rheumatism, also effective for muscular fatigue, lumbago, back pain and stiff shoulders.
    • Capsicum plaster with methyl salicylate is same as Capsicum plaster but it additionally contains methyl salicylate, which acts as a rubefacient to enhance pain relief.
    Capsicum plasters mechanism of action
    • The active ingredient Capsicinoid relaxes the muscles by increasing the blood flow, increasing the transport of oxygen and nutrients to the cells and accelerating removal of metabolic by-products.
    • It also acts as an efficacious pain blocker due to depleting and preventing re-accumulation of the neurotransmitter Substance P.
    • Capsicum Plaster is used as a counter-irritant and to produce heat on undamaged skin. It is used in the treatment of Rheumatic conditions.
    • Also used for temporary relief of minor aches, pains of muscles and joints associated with simple backache, arthritis, strains, bruises and sprains.
    • Allergy to any of the plaster ingredients.
    • Do not apply on broken skin, wounds or eczema.
    • Pregnant women and patients wearing heart pacemaker are banned from using the product.
    • Use only as directed; for external use only.
    • Discontinue use at least one hour before a bath and do not use immediately after a bath.
    • Do not apply the plaster near the eyes, mouth, tongue or lips.
    • It is recommended not to scratch the application site to avoid damage to the skin.
    • Avoid application of additional sources of heat during treatment. Treatment should be discontinued if excessive warmth is experienced.
    • Please keep it out of reach of the children.
    Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before use
    • In more serious cases when your condition is accompanied by reddening, swelling or a feeling of high temperature of the joints,
    • If you have severe back pain radiating into the legs and/or associated with neurological syndromes (e.g. numbness, tingling).
    • When taking other medicines.
    • In conditions affecting children under 12 years of age, use only upon the advice of a physician.

    Store in a cool and dry place.

    Shelf life

    Five years.

  • How To Use

    • Clean and dry the skin, Remove the plastic backing from one side of the patch.
    • Smooth that side over the area where you want pain relief.
    • As you remove the other half of the plastic backing, smooth the remainder of the patch over the pain area.
    • When removing the plaster from skin, pulling and removing the whole at once lessens the pain felt.
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